Sara J Matthews

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Introduction The TSNA NNK is a rodent carcinogen likely to play an important role in smoking-induced lung cancer (1). Metabolism of NNK can proceed directly via cytochrome P450 activation to -hydroxyNNK or formation of NNAL and subsequent hydroxylation to -hydroxyNNAL, resulting in formation of promutagenic DNA adducts. NNAL can be detoxified by conjugation(More)
Kidsnet was established in 1997 at the Children's Hospital at Westmead as a paediatric telephone triage service. The demand for Kidsnet increased from 18 327 in 1997/98 to 22 844 in 2001/02, with an average of 1669 callers per month. Most callers were able to proceed to seeking care at a more appropriate time and were satisfied with the service provided.(More)
This paper concerns the evaluation of health care for teenagers and examines the role of primary care and its interaction with the teenage users of this service. It recognizes that the majority of health care for teenagers takes place within general practice. The challenge posed is to identify and put in place suitable evaluation tools. There are government(More)
The management of women presenting to primary care with symptoms of breast disease is of increasing interest given recent organisational changes aimed at improving accuracy and speed of referrals. As part of a randomised controlled trial, 1063 women were recruited following a primary care consultation for a variety of breast-related problems. In the absence(More)
will be t aken u p and kept . J . T. MeCants, cha i rman of the commit tee on outdoor athletics, stated that the purpose of the committee 's act was to call pointedly to the attention of the s tuden ts the fac t that they were violating the agreement on the b lanket taxes. "It is t h e intent ion of the commit tee to collect the t axes a t t he door when(More)
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