Roslind Preethi George

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INTRODUCTION Western Australia (WA), Australia's largest state, consists of approximately one-third of the country's landmass and has a population of approximately 2 million people. However, over 85% of this population live in a handful of urban centres with the majority (1.6 million) living in the state capital, Perth. Healthcare provision in this complex(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to undertake a six-year analysis from 1999/00 to 2004/05, of the demographic characteristics of hospitalisations for the surgical removal of impacted teeth in Western Australia under general anaesthesia. METHOD Data for the current analysis was obtained from the Western Australian Hospital Morbidity Data System (HMDS).(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that all Australians based on clinical need have equal access to health services for the removal of impacted teeth as hospital in-patients. METHODS Data for the current analysis were obtained from the Western Australian Hospital Morbidity Data System (HMDS) for the six financial years 1999/00 to(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the study was to project hospitalisation rates for the surgical removal of impacted teeth across Australia, based on Western Australian statistics. METHODS Population data were obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and were divided across Australia by statistical local area and related to a validated socioeconomic(More)
The use of Qualitative Research (QR) methods are now getting common in various aspects of health and healthcare research and they can be used to interpret, explore, or obtain a deeper understanding of certain aspects of human beliefs, attitudes, or behavior through personal experiences and perspectives. The potential scope of QR in the field of dental(More)
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