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|Use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances among Indigenous students participating in the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug Survey 2008|
In addition to the main 2008 Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) Survey, students from an additional 19 schools from rural areas in Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory were surveyed. From the 400 schools surveyed as part of the 2008 ASSAD and ASSAD Extension, 1317 students identified themselves as Indigenous Australians. This report is based on data from this combined group of Indigenous students.
|Using Mathematical Models to Assess Responses to an Outbreak of an Emerged Viral Respiratory Disease|
This report was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing. It uses mathematical transmission models to evaluate the alternative interventions available for the control of an emerged pandemic of influenza.
|Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix|
Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix is a companion guide to the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix, a document which provides a nationally agreed description of the skills and knowledge required to support the breadth of activities undertaken by EHOs. Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix looks at how the Matrix can be used in the workplace, across jurisdictions, and in the education and training sectors, and guides users through the various applications of the Matrix, including in the development of position descriptions.
|Use of psychopharmacological and other treatments by persons with psychosis (The)|
This bulletin analyses self-reported data from the National Study of Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders, providing information about the effectiveness and side effects of treatments for psychotic disorders.
|Use of Hospitals by Older People: a Casemix Analysis. Occasional Papers New Series Number 11, The|
This paper uses national hospital morbidity data and the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG) classification to identify the casemix of different age groups. Major Diagnostic Categories (MDCs), Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), adjacent DRGs, DRG types and clinical profiles are all taken into account. Public and private hospitals are covered, but only acute episodes are considered in scope.
|Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Animals and Humans, The|
Antibiotics are used to treat and prevent infectious bacterial diseases in humans and in domestic and food-producing animals.