Melbourne School of Health Sciences Collected Works - Research Publications
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Male-to-male sex among men who inject drugs in Delhi, India: Overlapping HIV risk behaviours
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2015-04-01)
BACKGROUND: HIV among people who inject drugs (PWID) is a major public health challenge in India. This paper examines PWID in Delhi who also have male-to-male sex with a focus on overlapping HIV risk behaviours and the ...
Racism as a determinant of health: a protocol for conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND: Racism is increasingly recognized as a key determinant of health. A growing body of epidemiological evidence shows strong associations between self-reported racism and poor health outcomes across diverse minority ...
Health Professional Workforce Education in the Asia Pacific.
OBJECTIVE: To design and implement an international and interprofessional Global Learning Partnership Model, which involves shared learning between academics and students from Universitas 21 network with other universities ...
Improving high resolution retinal image quality using speckle illumination HiLo imaging
(OPTICAL SOC AMER, 2014-08-01)
Retinal image quality from flood illumination adaptive optics (AO) ophthalmoscopes is adversely affected by out-of-focus light scatter due to the lack of confocality. This effect is more pronounced in small eyes, such as ...
Blue-light filtering ophthalmic lenses: to prescribe, or not to prescribe?
Outcome measures report different aspects of patient function three months following critical care
BACKGROUND: Previous investigation of the relationship between physical performance and patient self-report physical function (PF) measures in intensive care unit (ICU) survivors have not been performed. OBJECTIVES: To (1) ...
Can adolescents and young adults with prelingual hearing loss benefit from a second, sequential cochlear implant?
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2010-05-01)
This study aimed to determine if adolescents/young adults gained additional perceptual benefit from sequential bilateral cochlear implants within 12 months, and to document adaptation to the second implant. Assessments ...
The pupillary light reflex distinguishes between circadian and non-circadian delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD) phenotypes in young adults
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2018-09-27)
This study investigated the utility of the pupillary light reflex as a method of differentiating DSPD patients with delayed melatonin timing relative to desired/required sleep time (circadian type) and those with non-delayed ...
Psychological Factors and Pain Exacerbation in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Web Based Case-Crossover Study
(OMICS International, 2015)