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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1347016
Description: Background and objective: Obesity is an established risk factor for poor health outcomes, but paradoxically in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it is associated with improved survival and... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1326855
Description: Background: Asthma exacerbations are common during pregnancy and associated with an increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes. Adjusting asthma treatment based on airway inflammation rather than sy... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1330463
Description: Objective: To describe the pattern and severity of rhinitis in pregnancy and the impact rhinitis has on asthma control and quality of life (QoL) in pregnant women with asthma. Methods: Two hundred and... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1046178
Description: Objective: To determine the relationship between psychosocial variables, future exacerbation risk during pregnancy, and perinatal outcomes. Methods: A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled tri... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339731
Description: Background: Pulmonary function testing (PFT) is an important tool in the diagnosis and management of most respiratory conditions, and appropriate interpretation of test results is a fundamental compon... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1311656
Description: Objectives: To test whether a summative workplace-based assessment (WBA) is feasible and acceptable for international medical graduates (IMGs). Design, setting and participants: A 6-month trial with 2... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1065905
Description: Background: Asthma exacerbations during pregnancy are common and can be associated with substantial maternal and fetal morbidity. Treatment decisions based on sputum eosinophil counts reduce exacerbat... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1065800
Description: Background and objective: Viral nucleic acid may be detected for up to 6 months after an acute asthma deterioration, but the pattern and consequences of viral persistence after acute asthma are incomp... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1047449
Description: Background: Little is known about the psychosocial impact and perceived teratogenic (fetal harm due to medication) risks of asthma treatment(inhaled/oralcorticosteroids and β-agonist) during pregnancy... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/930899
Description: Objective: To document trends in subject demographics, anthropometry and sleep disorder severity over 21 years of diagnostic sleep studies. Design, participants and setting: A retrospective observatio... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7370
Description: Background: This study compared single-photon emission CT (SPECT) ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) scintigraphy with multislice CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA). Methods: In a prospective, observational stu... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/39612
Description: Background: The common cold questionnaire (CCQ) is used to discriminate those with and without a viral infection. Its usefulness in people with acute asthma is unknown. Our aim was to asess the abilit... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:437
Description: Objective: Does the provision of a nurse-based intervention lead to smoking cessation in hospital patients? Methods: At tertiary teaching hospital in Newcastle, Australia, 4,779 eligible (aged 18-80, ... More
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Date: 2005
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:1599
Description: Rationale: Virus-induced asthma is characterized by marked neutrophil influx and eosinophil degranulation, suggesting a mode of immunopathogenesis different from that of allergen-induced asthma. Objec... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:217
Description: Rationale: Virus-induced asthma is characterized by marked neutrophil influx and eosinophil degranulation, suggesting a mode of immunopathogenesis different from that of allergen-induced asthma. Objec... More
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