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Published Chemotherapy side effects in Far North Queensland Cancer Patients.
Karl McDermott, Cairns Hospital Pharmacy Department, 224701
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
This research aims to explore cancer patients’ experiences of chemotherapy toxicity, how they currently report toxicities and their attitudes regarding electronic reporting. The findings will be used to help the development of a patient reported ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224701
Published Targeting high-risk individuals during mosquito-borne disease outbreaks
Tamara Buhagiar, College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, 224691
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
In Australia we have one of the world's most important mosquito vectors responsible for the spread of dengue, Zika, and Yellow Fever, globally. In this study, we look at interventions to protect high risk individuals in Far North Queensland from ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224691
Published Collection of the Irukandji jellyfish for venom extraction
Robert Courtney, James Cook University, AITHM, 224681
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Access to venom for experimentation is a major factor that impedes toxicology research on Irukandji jellyfish. This project proposes to collect approximately 100 Irukandji jellyfish from the Cairns region, to be used for venom extraction, which will ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224681
Published Improving Diagnosis of Sepsis and Life-Threatening Infections in Children
Luregn Schlapbach, Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, PICU, Lady Cilento Children`s Hospital and University of Qu, 224641
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Sepsis and life-threatening infections remains a leading cause of childhood mortality. The most promising approach to improve sepsis outcomes should focus on rapid diagnosis. We will perform a study in children presenting with suspected sepsis in ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224641
Published What causes pneumonia in children and adults living in tropical Australia
Simon Smith, Cairns Hospital, 224631
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Pneumonia is common and often requires hospital care. The germs that cause pneumonia in tropical Australia are often different compared to other parts of Australia. Knowing the germs that cause pneumonia helps doctors choose the best treatment. This ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224631
Published Circle of Security Parenting Program in Practice
Rachael Trott, Cairns Child and Youth Mental Health, 224471
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
This study focuses on the use of the Circle of Security Parenting Program (COS-­P) within the Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). The aim of the study is to understand the extent to which clinicians within Child and Youth Mental Health ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/224471
Published A quick test to directly detect bacteria in patients with a sore throat
Ronny Gunnarsson, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden, 223741
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
It is difficult to sort out if a patient attending for a sore throat is ill from a virus (with no benefit from antibiotics) or from a bacteria (with a potential benefit of antibiotics). Inspecting the throat is not much better than flipping a coin. ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223741
Published Combining medical circumcision with transition rites for HIV prevention
Clement Manineng, College of Medicine and Dentistry, 223721
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Transition rites are full of risks. This study aims to assess the possibility of replacing risky traditional-circumcision with medical circumcision.
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223721
Published Can parasitic worms improve our metabolism?
Paul Giacomin, James Cook University, 223711
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Type 2 diabetes is associated with inflammation and imbalances in "good" and "bad" bacteria in the intestine. Parasitic worms may hold promise for treating Type 2 diabetes, because of their ability to control inflammation and gut bacteria, hence we ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223711
Published Influence of hookworm infections on children health
Severine Navarro, James Cook University, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, 223641
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Parasite infections, and helminth in particular, positively influence the host's microbiome and immune system. However, it is unclear how maternal helminth infection may shape bacterial colonization in infant. The aim of this project is to ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223641
Published Use of continuous glucose monitoring during diabetes in pregnancy
Anna McLean, Cairns Base Hospital, 223581
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Glucose levels need to be intensely controlled during pregnancy to protect mother and baby from complications. New devices to check sugar levels continuously rather than 'finger prick' monitoring have the potential to revolutionise diabetes ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223581
Published How can Far North Queensland access to cardiac rehabilitation be improved?
Patricia Field, James Cook University, 223561
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Heart disease is a major health issue for people in Far North Queensland rural and remote areas. Cardiac rehabilitation is known to improve recovery and health of people with heart disease, but access in Far North Queensland rural and remote areas ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223561
Published Self management of diabetes and the needs on diabetes mobile application
Mary Adu, College of Medicine and Dentistry, 223401
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Mobile phone applications serve as motivational tools and support healthy lifestyle decisions in people with diabetes. But previous use has been limited. This has been attributed to insufficient consideration of the users needs. The study aims to ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/223401
Published Enhancing stroke survivors perseverance with home practice using technology
Bridee Neibling, The Townsville Hospital, 222981
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
The aim of this project is to investigate factors that enhance, or are barriers to stroke survivors’ ability to perform and persevere with home-based practice and use this information to co-design new technology for upper limb home-based practice. ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222981
Published Researchgate
Ronny Gunnarsson, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden, 222881
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Researchgate is a community for researchers. You may ask questions and anyone in the community can provide an answer. Each researcher may add their publications and current projects. It does not seem to have a search interface for current projects.
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222881
Published Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)
Ronny Gunnarsson, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden, 222871
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes each researcher. ORCID has a website where each researcher can add publications and grants. Publications may be updated automatically from Scopus once ORCID and Scopus are setup to ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222871
Published Health care access for rural youth in northern Sweden on equal terms?
Dean Carson, Centre for Rural Medicine, Sweden, 222851
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
While it is well known that access to health care services is an ongoing problem in the rural north of Sweden, we do not know what types of strategies might work to improve access specifically to youth oriented health services. This project will ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222851
Published Long term antipsychotic medication, how well are we doing??
Tuan Anh Bui, Mackay Base Hospital, Mental Health Unit, 222681
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Clozapine is a treatment indicated Schizophrenia when others have failed, however, it is associated with serious side effects, requiring strict mandatory monitoring, we will attempt to see evaluate how well we are doing with our Clozapine program, ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222681
Published Understanding immunity to tuberculosis
Andreas Kupz, James Cook University, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, 222631
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health problem with more than a million deaths per year. The only available vaccine against TB has a low efficacy and does not protect adults against TB. In order to develop better vaccines, this project aims to ...
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222631
Published Satisfaction with the information about lymphoedema prevention strategies.
Sara Hurren, CHHHS, 222551
Project database (current and completed), James Cook University
This qualitative descriptive study explored the views of regional women with breast cancer in Far North Queensland to determine their satisfaction and experiences in receiving lymphoedema preventive strategies information.
au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/222551
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