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BACKGROUND The ability of general practitioners to make important clinical decisions about the diagnosis and management of skin lesions is poorly understood.METHODS A questionnaire on the diagnosis and management of eight photographed skin lesions was sent to 150 GPs in southeast Queensland.RESULTS...
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Subject: Melanoma, Skin Leison
Detecting melanoma early often relies on patient concern about a particular pigmented lesion. However, it is not clear what specific features the public views as being important.Our purpose was to explore the importance persons place on various features of skin lesions when looking for early signs...
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Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Australia. The Australian Cancer Society has set a national goal 'to exploit prevention opportunities and to increase early detection'. To address this goal, information about community perceptions is required. Through the use of a Delphi process, a...
The Island's Public Health Frameworks Morning Plenary Chair - Elizabeth Mitchell, Institute of Publuic Health in Ireland The Knowledge 4 Health Conference 2016 took place on 25th May at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, in Dublin. This all-Island Conference explored innovative and practical ways of...
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The Health Impact Assessment Gateway (HIA Gateway) is a central database providing access to International HIA related information resources. This resource provides sources of evidence and networks to assist people participating in HIA.
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Dementia
Long the obscure cousins of Alzheimer's, the frontotemporal dementias last month stood in the glare of a large three-day meeting devoted specifically to this particular group of diseases. FTD is an isolating and ruinous progressive illness. Sufferers exhibit a range of disturbing, aberrant...
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Subject: Ethnicity
Classification and selection of ethnic disparity health indicators in New Zealand
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Substantial and compelling medical and public health evidence indicated that non-medical factors, such as home energy costs, profoundly influence child health and well-being. Child Health Impact Assessment offered an evidence- and experience-based method through which to evaluate the implications...
Publisher: CARDI
This Symposium, hosted by Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, opened up debate on formal and informal care for people with dementia living in the community and in residential care. ��It also discussed recent research findings on dementia care in Ireland and the United States.Click...
Publisher: CARDI
Assisted living and similar residential care communities provide an alternative to nursing homes for individuals with dementia who can no longer live independently .Individuals with dementia can live in residential care communities that have dementia special care units, or in a more traditional...

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