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BACKGROUND The slow acetylator genotype for N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2 genotype) may be associated with PD in white subjects and the genotype is common in both white and Chinese populations. Whether there is a relationship between NAT2 genotype and PD in Chinese subjects is not known. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between the slow acetylator(More)
Extant mammals are composed of three lineages: the eutherians, the marsupials and the monotremes. The majority of the mammalian major histocompatibility complex (MHC) data is based on the eutherian mammals, which generally have three classical MHC class II β chain gene clusters — DRB, DQB and DPB, as well as the non-classical DMB and DOB. Marsupial DMB, DAB(More)
The Australian native brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is a major agricultural and environmental pest in New Zealand. Brushtail possums were first introduced to New Zealand in the 1800s to establish a fur trade (Clout and Ericksen 2000). Due to a lack of predators and an excellent ability to adapt to a variety of habitats, their numbers have(More)
AIM To evaluate the impact of decision support on the proportion of troponin I (cTnI) tests and associated costs over the period 2000-7 for patients presenting with chest pain in an emergency department (ED) setting. METHODS A longitudinal study using linked data for patients presenting with chest pain from the ED and laboratory information systems of a(More)
This article describes the challenges of implementing SNOMED CT into electronic clinical documentation systems for discharge summaries, synoptic operative notes and ambulatory documentation. Four significant implementation challenges were identified throughout these projects, which required collaboration between specialists across several disciplines to(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between the use of the Internet and the mental health status of older care-givers in Australia. METHODS It utilized data obtained from a national health survey of a stratified random sample from the total population of people with disability, aged 60 years or older and carers of people with chronic health(More)
Few multi-centre studies of the impact of computerised provider order entry (CPOE) systems on health care efficiency and effectiveness exist. Further, demonstrating a link between system use and improvements in patient outcomes is challenging. An often neglected step is to characterise the nature of the problem prior to CPOE introduction to ensure that the(More)
This exploratory study aims to investigate the associations between sudden illness and the risk of motor vehicle crash-related mortalities and injuries among older drivers aged 60 or above. Information utilised in the study was obtained from police reports of all road traffic accidents that occurred on the roads between 1996 and 2000 in New South Wales,(More)
The iSfjite College Operatic society will present the Gilbert and Sui-livitn operetta, "II.M.S. Pinnforo", Tuesday and VVediicsdny in the Page hall auditorium at 8:30 o'clock. Dr. T. Frederick U. Candlyn will conduct the musical score of the operetta,. • mil Norma Taylor, ''Mi, the dramatic action of the production, according to Frances Studobnker, '3(i,(More)
  • R Y Albany, Mary Lam, +10 authors Sally Whelau
  • 2008
Bids for tlie iirimtnl junior weekend , which begins one week from tonight , with the Prom in the ballroom of the Aiininin chili. South Allen street, go on sale this morning in room X, mid may lie secured there today and every day next week from 10:01) to H;lfi o'clock. The junior luncheon Saturday at 12:00 o'clock at the Wellington hotel and the lea dance(More)