Secondary prophylaxis for rheumatic fever in children in North Queensland.
Secondary prophylaxis for rheumatic fever in children in North Queensland.
Document number : 129231
Created by: Priya Kevat, 2013-06-26
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-05-16
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

In this project, adherence rates to secondary prophylaxis for acute rheumatic fever in Far North Queensland paediatric populations will be documented. Factors contributing to non-adherence will be investigated through descriptive statistics to develop a predictive model.

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg
Benjamin Reeves
Paediatric Cardiologist and General Paediatrician, Cairns Base Hospital, Department of Paediatrics

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Health Care - Health care providers - Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSHI) - Queensland - Apunipima Cape Yourk Health Council

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Adherence rates and factors in non-adherence to secondary prophylaxis for acute rheumatic fever in Far North Queensland paediatric populations

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is given by a HREC

Date commenced

2013-02-05

4. Outcome

Publications from this project

  1. Chamberlain-Salaun J, Mills J, Kevat PM, Rémond MG, Maguire GP.
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2016:16(1):166.

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