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A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit‐tested and non‐fit‐tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers
Please cite this paper as: MacIntyre et al. (2011) A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit‐tested and non‐fit‐tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infectionExpand
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Face Mask Use and Control of Respiratory Virus Transmission in Households
Mask use is associated with low adherence, but adherent mask users are significantly protected against seasonal disease.
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A randomized clinical trial of three options for N95 respirators and medical masks in health workers.
RATIONALE We compared three policy options for the use of medical masks and N95 respirators in healthcare workers (HCWs). OBJECTIVES A cluster randomized clinical trial of 1,669 hospital-based HCWsExpand
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Modelling the impact of one-dose vs. two-dose vaccination regimens on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in Australia.
We examined the impact of one-dose vs. two-dose vaccination strategies on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus (VZV) in Australia, using a mathematical model. Strategies were assessed in termsExpand
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Equity and access: understanding emergency health service use by newly arrived refugees
Objectives: To determine issues that affect newly resettled refugees in accessing an emergency department (ED).
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The impact of behavioural changes on the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C among injecting drug users.
BACKGROUND Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the injecting drug user (IDU) community can differ considerably. In Australia in 1997, HIV prevalence amongExpand
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Immunological responses to pneumococcal vaccine in frail older people.
UNLABELLED Advanced age has been associated with a wide range of defects in both the innate and adaptive immune systems including diminished specific antibody responses that increase the risk ofExpand
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Efficacy of face masks and respirators in preventing upper respiratory tract bacterial colonization and co-infection in hospital healthcare workers
Abstract Objective We compared the efficacy of medical masks (MM) and N95 respirators (N95) in preventing bacterialExpand
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Ischaemic heart disease, influenza and influenza vaccination: a prospective case control study
Background Abundant, indirect epidemiological evidence indicates that influenza contributes to all-cause mortality and cardiovascular hospitalisations with studies showing increases in acuteExpand
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A Randomized Clinical Trial of the Immunogenicity of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Compared to 23-Valent Polysaccharide Vaccine in Frail, Hospitalized Elderly
Background Elderly people do not mount strong immune responses to vaccines. We compared 23-valent capsular polysaccharide (23vPPV) alone versus 7-valent conjugate (PCV7) vaccine followed by 23vPPV 6Expand
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