Publications 2013-14

Publications 2013-14

Peer-reviewed published studies that have used data linked by a PHRN data linkage unit or have conducted analysis via the SURE are listed below.

  1. Alavi M, Law MG, Grebely J, Thein HH, Walter S, Amin J, Dore GJ. Lower life expectancy among people with an HCV notification: a population-based linkage study. J Viral Hepat. 2014 Jun;21(6):e10-8. PubMed PMID: 24827903. Epub 2014/05/16. eng.
  2. Anderson A, Wong K, Jacoby P, Downs J, Leonard H. Twenty years of surveillance in Rett syndrome: what does this tell us? Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2014;9:87. PubMed PMID: 24942262. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4078387. Epub 2014/06/20. eng.
  3. Bannister-Tyrrell M, Ford JB, Morris JM, Roberts CL. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth in an Australian maternity population. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 May;176:204-5. PubMed PMID: 24661620. Epub 2014/03/26. eng.
  4. Beckmann KR, Bennett A, Young GP, Roder DM. Treatment patterns among colorectal cancer patients in South Australia: a demonstration of the utility of population-based data linkage. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014;20:467–77.
  5. Berkeley L, Stella J, Corke C, Elderkin T, Milnes S. The appropriateness and adequacy of documented treatment limitations in a tertiary regional Australian hospital: a prospective cohort study. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2014;26(Supplement S1):13.
  6. Bilmon IA, Ashton LJ, Le Marsney RE, Dodds AJ, O'Brien TA, Wilcox L, Nivison-Smith I, Daniels B, Vajdic CM. Second cancer risk in adults receiving autologous haematopoietic SCT for cancer: a population-based cohort study. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2014 May;49(5):691-8. PubMed PMID: 24535126. Epub 2014/02/19. eng.
  7. Bohensky M, Barker A, Morello R, De Steiger RN, Gorelik A, Brand C. Geographical variation in incidence of knee arthroscopy for patients with osteoarthritis: a population-based analysis of Victorian hospital separations data. Intern Med J. 2014 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 24697847. Epub 2014/04/05. Eng.
  8. Bohensky MA, Ackerman I, DeSteiger R, Gorelik A, Brand CA. Lifetime risk of total knee replacement and temporal trends in incidence by health care setting, socioeconomic status, and geographic location. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Mar;66(3):424-31. PubMed PMID: 23983206. Epub 2013/08/29. eng.
  9. Bohensky MA, Ademi Z, deSteiger R, Liew D, Sundararajan V, Bucknill A, Kondogiannis C, Brand CA. Quantifying the excess cost and resource utilisation for patients with complications associated with elective knee arthroscopy: a retrospective cohort study. Knee. 2014 Mar;21(2):491-6. PubMed PMID: 24331732. Epub 2013/12/18. eng.
  10. Bonello MR, Xu F, Li Z, Burns L, Austin MP, Sullivan EA. Mental and behavioral disorders due to substance abuse and perinatal outcomes: a study based on linked population data in New South Wales, Australia. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 May;11(5):4991-5005. PubMed PMID: 24814946. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4053897. Epub 2014/05/13. eng.
  11. Boyd JH, Randall SM, Ferrante AM, Bauer JK, Brown AP, Semmens JB. Technical challenges of providing record linkage services for research. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014;14:23. PubMed PMID: 24678656. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3996173. Epub 2014/04/01. eng.
  12. Cadilhac DA, Moss KM, Price CJ, Lannin NA, Lim JY, Anderson CS. Pathways to enhancing the quality of stroke care through national data monitoring systems for hospitals. Med J Aust. 2013 Nov 18;199(10):650-1. PubMed PMID: 24237082. Epub 2013/11/19. eng.
  13. Chamberlain C, Fredericks B, Davis B, Mein J, Smith C, Eades S, Oldenburg B. Postpartum care for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus across urban, rural and remote locations: a protocol for a cohort linkage study. SpringerPlus. 2013;2(1):576. PubMed PMID: doi:10.1186/2193-1801-2-576.
  14. Chamberlain C, Fredericks B, McLean A, Davis B, Eades S, Stewart K, Reid CM. Gestational diabetes mellitus in Far North Queensland, Australia, 2004 to 2010: midwives' perinatal data most accurate source. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2013 Dec;37(6):556-61. PubMed PMID: 24892154. Epub 2014/06/04. eng.
  15. Cheng TC, Palangkaraya A, Yong J. Hospital utilization in mixed public–private system: evidence from Australian hospital data. Applied Economics. 2014 2014/03/14;46(8):859-70.
  16. Chew DP, French J, Briffa TG, Hammett CJ, Ellis CJ, Ranasinghe I, Aliprandi-Costa BJ, Astley CM, Turnbull FM, Lefkovits J, Redfern J, Carr B, Gamble GD, Lintern KJ, Howell TE, Parker H, Tavella R, Bloomer SG, Hyun KK, Brieger DB. Acute coronary syndrome care across Australia and New Zealand: the SNAPSHOT ACS study. Med J Aust. 2013 Aug 5;199(3):185-91. PubMed PMID: 23909541. Epub 2013/08/06. eng.
  17. Coiera E, Wang Y, Magrabi F, Concha OP, Gallego B, Runciman W. Predicting the cumulative risk of death during hospitalization by modeling weekend, weekday and diurnal mortality risks. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14:226. PubMed PMID: 24886152. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4053268. Epub 2014/06/03. eng.
  18. Collins A, Sundararajan V, Brand CA, Moore G, Lethborg C, Gold M, Murphy MA, Bohensky MA, Philip J. Clinical presentation and patterns of care for short-term survivors of malignant glioma. J Neurooncol. 2014 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 24889839. Epub 2014/06/04. Eng.
  19. Concha OP, Gallego B, Hillman K, Delaney GP, Coiera E. Do variations in hospital mortality patterns after weekend admission reflect reduced quality of care or different patient cohorts? A population-based study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Mar;23(3):215-22. PubMed PMID: 24163392. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3933164. Epub 2013/10/29. eng.
  20. Crowe E, Pandeya N, Brotherton JM, Dobson AJ, Kisely S, Lambert SB, Whiteman DC. Effectiveness of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine for the prevention of cervical abnormalities: case-control study nested within a population based screening programme in Australia. BMJ. 2014;348:g1458. PubMed PMID: 24594809. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3942076. Epub 2014/03/07. eng.
  21. Dobbins TA, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Uptake and outcomes of laparoscopically assisted resection for colon and rectal cancer in Australia: a population-based study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Apr;57(4):415-22. PubMed PMID: 24608296. Epub 2014/03/13. eng.
  22. Dolja-Gore X, Loxton DJ, D'Este CA, Byles JE. Mental health service use: Is there a difference between rural and non-rural women in service uptake? Aust J Rural Health. 2014 Jun;22(3):92-100. PubMed PMID: 25039842. Epub 2014/07/22. eng.
  23. Drummond GR, Judkins CP, Phan TG, Sundararajan V, Sobey CG, Srikanth V. Increased Risk of Ischemic Coronary and Cerebrovascular Events in Patients With Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Circulation. 2013;128(Meeting Abstracts):Abstract 15680.
  24. Ellis RP, Fiebig DG, Johar M, Jones G, Savage E. Explaining health care expenditure variation: large-sample evidence using linked survey and health administrative data. Health Econ. 2013 Sep;22(9):1093-110. PubMed PMID: 23494838. Epub 2013/03/16. eng.
  25. Fong CS, Mitchell P, Rochtchina E, de Loryn T, Tan AG, Wang JJ. Visual impairment corrected via cataract surgery and 5-year survival in a prospective cohort. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan;157(1):163-70 e1. PubMed PMID: 24161249. Epub 2013/10/29. eng.
  26. Forsyth SJ, Alati R, Ober C, Williams GM, Kinner SA. Striking subgroup differences in substance-related mortality after release from prison. Addiction. 2014 Jun 10;109(10):1676–83. PubMed PMID: 24916078. Epub 2014/06/12. Eng.
  27. Gertig DM, Brotherton JM, Budd AC, Drennan K, Chappell G, Saville AM. Impact of a population-based HPV vaccination program on cervical abnormalities: a data linkage study. BMC Med. 2013;11:227. PubMed PMID: 24148310. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC4015688. Epub 2013/10/24. eng.
  28. Gill N, Nicholson G, Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan S, Finlay A. Mortality in Persons with Mental Illness in the Darling Downs and Southwest Queensland: a Case-Control Study. RANZCP 2013 Congress; 2013; Sydney, Australia: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
  29. Guy R, Wand H, McManus H, Vonthanak S, Woolley I, Honda M, Read T, Sirisanthana T, Zhou J, Carr A. Antiretroviral treatment interruption and loss to follow-up in two HIV cohorts in Australia and Asia: implications for 'test and treat' prevention strategy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013 Dec;27(12):681-91. PubMed PMID: 24320013. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3868400. Epub 2013/12/11. eng.
  30. Harding JL, Shaw JE, Peeters A, Guiver T, Davidson S, Magliano DJ. Mortality Trends Among People With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Australia: 1997-2010. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jun 19;37(9):2579-86. PubMed PMID: 24947787. Epub 2014/06/21. Eng.
  31. Harris RS, Yan TD, Black D, Bannon PG, Bayfield MS, Hendel PN, Wilson MK, Vallely MP. Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in octogenarians. Heart Lung Circ. 2013 Aug;22(8):618-26. PubMed PMID: 23422500. Epub 2013/02/21. eng.
  32. Harrold TC, Randall DA, Falster MO, Lujic S, Jorm LR. The contribution of geography to disparities in preventable hospitalisations between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. PLoS One. 2014;9(5):e97892. PubMed PMID: 24859265. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4032338. Epub 2014/05/27. eng.
  33. Havard A, Jorm LR, Lujic S. Risk adjustment for smoking identified through tobacco use diagnoses in hospital data: a validation study. PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e95029. PubMed PMID: 24736621. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3988140. Epub 2014/04/17. eng.
  34. Havard A, Jorm LR, Preen D, Daube M, Kemp A, Einarsdottir K, Randall D, Tran DT. The Smoking MUMS (Maternal Use of Medications and Safety) Study: protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data. BMJ Open. 2013;3(9):e003692. PubMed PMID: 24056492. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3780331. Epub 2013/09/24. eng.
  35. Howell SC, Wills RA, Johnston TC. Should diagnosis codes from emergency department data be used for case selection for emergency department key performance indicators? Aust Health Rev. 2014 Feb;38(1):38-43. PubMed PMID: 24308873. Epub 2013/12/07. eng.
  36. Iyengar AJ, Winlaw DS, Galati JC, Gentles TL, Weintraub RG, Justo RN, Wheaton GR, Bullock A, Celermajer DS, d'Udekem Y. The Australia and New Zealand Fontan Registry: description and initial results from the first population-based Fontan registry. Intern Med J. 2014;44(2):148-55.
  37. Johanneke van den Berg M, Mishra GD, van der Schouw YT, Herber-Gast GC. Vasomotor menopausal symptoms are not associated with incidence of breast cancer in a population-based cohort of mid-aged women. Eur J Cancer. 2014 Mar;50(4):824-30. PubMed PMID: 24361228. Epub 2013/12/24. eng.
  38. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Dobbins TA, Solomon MJ. Predictors of variation in colorectal cancer care and outcomes in New South Wales: a population-based health data linkage study. Med J Aust. 2014 Apr 21;200(7):403-7. PubMed PMID: 24794673. Epub 2014/05/06. eng.
  39. Joshy G, Korda RJ, Attia J, Liu B, Bauman AE, Banks E. Body mass index and incident hospitalisation for cardiovascular disease in 158 546 participants from the 45 and Up Study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Jun;38(6):848-56. PubMed PMID: 24149770. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4052432. Epub 2013/10/24. eng.
  40. Joshy G, Korda RJ, Bauman A, Van Der Ploeg HP, Chey T, Banks E. Investigation of methodological factors potentially underlying the apparently paradoxical findings on body mass index and all-cause mortality. PLoS One. 2014;9(2):e88641. PubMed PMID: 24533128. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3923042. Epub 2014/02/18. eng.
  41. Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Holman CD, Malacova E, Roughead EE. Women commencing anastrozole, letrozole or tamoxifen for early breast cancer: the impact of comorbidity and demographics on initial choice. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e84835. PubMed PMID: 24392158. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3879327. Epub 2014/01/07. eng.
  42. Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Malacova E, Roughead EE. Early discontinuation of endocrine therapy for breast cancer: who is at risk in clinical practice? SpringerPlus. 2014;3:282. PubMed PMID: 24936397. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4058005. Epub 2014/06/18. eng.
  43. Kinner SA, Lennox N, Williams GM, Carroll M, Quinn B, Boyle FM, Alati R. Randomised controlled trial of a service brokerage intervention for ex-prisoners in Australia. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Sep;36(1):198-206. PubMed PMID: 23850859. Epub 2013/07/16. eng.
  44. Kisely S, Crowe E, Lawrence D, White A, Connor J. A time series analysis of presentations to Queensland health facilities for alcohol-related conditions, following the increase in 'alcopops' tax. Australas Psychiatry. 2013 Aug;21(4):383-8. PubMed PMID: 23671225. Epub 2013/05/15. eng.
  45. Lawley CM, Algert CS, Ford JB, Nippita TA, Figtree GA, Roberts CL. Heart valve prostheses in pregnancy: outcomes for women and their infants. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jun;3(3):e000953. PubMed PMID: 24970269. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4309100. Epub 2014/06/28. eng.
  46. Leach MJ, Segal L, Esterman A, Armour C, McDermott R, Fountaine T. The Diabetes Care Project: an Australian multicentre, cluster randomised controlled trial [study protocol]. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:1212. PubMed PMID: 24359432. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3883483. Epub 2013/12/24. eng.
  47. McQuilten ZK, Polizzotto MN, Wood EM, Sundararajan V. Myelodysplastic syndrome incidence, transfusion dependence, health care use, and complications: an Australian population-based study 1998 to 2008. Transfusion. 2013 Aug;53(8):1714-21. PubMed PMID: 23305556. Epub 2013/01/12. eng.
  48. McQuilten ZK, Sundararajan V, Wood EM, Curtis DJ, Polizzotto MN, Campbell LJ, Wall M. Monosomal Karyotype Is Associated With Worse Survival Independent Of Complex Karyotype In Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Blood. 2013;122(21):1523.
  49. McQuilten ZK, Wood EM, Polizzotto MN, Campbell LJ, Wall M, Curtis DJ, Farrugia H, McNeil JJ, Sundararajan V. Underestimation of myelodysplastic syndrome incidence by cancer registries: Results from a population-based data linkage study. Cancer. 2014 Jun 1;120(11):1686-94. PubMed PMID: 24643720. Epub 2014/03/20. eng.
  50. Murphy B, Rogerson M, Worcester M, Elliott P, Higgins R, Le Grande M, Turner A, Goble A. Predicting mortality 12 years after an acute cardiac event: comparison between inhospital and 2-month assessment of depressive symptoms in women. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2013 May-Jun;33(3):160-7. PubMed PMID: 23478324. Epub 2013/03/13. eng.
  51. Muscatello DJ, Amin J, MacIntyre CR, Newall AT, Rawlinson WD, Sintchenko V, Gilmour R, Thackway S. Inaccurate ascertainment of morbidity and mortality due to influenza in administrative databases: a population-based record linkage study. PLoS One. 2014;9(5):e98446. PubMed PMID: 24875306. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4038604. Epub 2014/05/31. eng.
  52. Obermair A, Youlden DR, Baade PD, Janda M. The impact of risk-reducing hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy on survival in patients with a history of breast cancer--a population-based data linkage study. Int J Cancer. 2014 May 1;134(9):2211-22. PubMed PMID: 24127248. Epub 2013/10/16. eng.
  53. O'Connell DL, Goldsbury DE, Davidson P, Girgis A, Phillips JL, Piza M, Wilkinson A, Ingham JM. Acute hospital-based services utilisation during the last year of life in New South Wales, Australia: methods for a population-based study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(3):e004455. PubMed PMID: 24682576. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3975743. Epub 2014/04/01. eng.
  54. Paige E, Korda RJ, Banks E, Rodgers B. How weight change is modelled in population studies can affect research findings: empirical results from a large-scale cohort study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(6):e004860. PubMed PMID: 24907245. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4054657. Epub 2014/06/08. eng.
  55. Patterson JA, Roberts CL, Bowen JR, Irving DO, Isbister JP, Morris JM, Ford JB. Blood transfusion during pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jan;123(1):126-33. PubMed PMID: 24463672. Epub 2014/01/28. eng.
  56. Patterson JA, Roberts CL, Taylor LK, Ford JB. Reporting postpartum haemorrhage with transfusion: a comparison of NSW birth and hospital data. N S W Public Health Bull. 2014 Jun;24(4):153-8. PubMed PMID: 24939224. Epub 2014/06/19. eng.
  57. Pearson SA, Schaffer A. The use and impact of cancer medicines in routine clinical care: methods and observations in a cohort of elderly Australians. BMJ Open. 2014;4(5):e004099. PubMed PMID: 24793244. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4025442. Epub 2014/05/06. eng.
  58. Randall DA, Lujic S, Leyland AH, Jorm LR. Statistical methods to enhance reporting of Aboriginal Australians in routine hospital records using data linkage affect estimates of health disparities. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2013 Oct;37(5):442-9. PubMed PMID: 24090327. Epub 2013/10/05. eng.
  59. Randall SM, Ferrante AM, Boyd JH, Bauer JK, Semmens JB. Privacy-preserving record linkage on large real world datasets. J Biomed Inform. 2013 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 24333482. Epub 2013/12/18. Eng.
  60. Roberts CL, Nicholl MC, Algert CS, Ford JB, Morris JM, Chen JS. Rate of spontaneous onset of labour before planned repeat caesarean section at term. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014;14:125. PubMed PMID: 24694261. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3975468. Epub 2014/04/04. eng.
  61. Rowe C, Law M, Palmer J, MacGregor S, Hayward N, Khosrotehrani K. A genome wide association study of survival in locally invasive melanoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2014;55:1-58.
  62. Schneuer FJ, Roberts CL, Ashton AW, Guilbert C, Tasevski V, Morris JM, Nassar N. Angiopoietin 1 and 2 serum concentrations in first trimester of pregnancy as biomarkers of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Apr;210(4):345.e1-9. PubMed PMID: 24215861. Epub 2013/11/13. eng.
  63. Schneuer FJ, Roberts CL, Guilbert C, Simpson JM, Algert CS, Khambalia AZ, Tasevski V, Ashton AW, Morris JM, Nassar N. Effects of maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in the first trimester on subsequent pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb;99(2):287-95. PubMed PMID: 24257720. Epub 2013/11/22. eng.
  64. Sharma A, Siciliani L, Harris A. Waiting times and socioeconomic status: Does sample selection matter? Economic Modelling. 2013 7//;33(0):659-67.
  65. Smith RC, Creighton N, Lord RV, Merrett ND, Keogh GW, Liauw WS, Currow DC. Survival, mortality and morbidity outcomes after oesophagogastric cancer surgery in New South Wales, 2001-2008. Med J Aust. 2014 Apr 21;200(7):408-13. PubMed PMID: 24794674. Epub 2014/05/06. eng.
  66. Sood S, Howell J, Sundararajan V, Angus PW, Gow PJ. Paracetamol overdose in Victoria remains a significant health-care burden. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Aug;28(8):1356-60. PubMed PMID: 23489151. Epub 2013/03/16. eng.
  67. Spittal MJ, Pirkis J, Miller M, Carter G, Studdert DM. The Repeated Episodes of Self-Harm (RESH) score: A tool for predicting risk of future episodes of self-harm by hospital patients. J Affect Disord. 2014 Jun;161:36-42. PubMed PMID: 24751305. Epub 2014/04/23. eng.
  68. Sugumar H, Lancefield TF, Andrianopoulos N, Duffy SJ, Ajani AE, Freeman M, Buxton B, Brennan AL, Yan BP, Dinh DT, Smith JA, Charter K, Farouque O, Reid CM, Clark DJ. Impact of renal function in patients with multi-vessel coronary disease on long-term mortality following coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary intervention. International Journal of Cardiology. 2014 3/15/;172(2):442-9.
  69. Sundararajan V, Phan TG, Choi P, Thrift AG, Clissold B, Srikanth VK. Trends over time in the risk of stroke after an incident transient ischaemic attack (Oral abstract). International Journal of Stroke. 2013;8:16-7.
  70. Supramaniam R, Gibberd A, Dillon A, Goldsbury DE, O'Connell DL. Increasing rates of surgical treatment and preventing comorbidities may increase breast cancer survival for Aboriginal women. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:163. PubMed PMID: 24606675. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3975643. Epub 2014/03/13. eng.
  71. Thompson BS, Coory MD, Gordon LG, Lumley JW. Cost savings for elective laparoscopic resection compared with open resection for colorectal cancer in a region of high uptake. Surg Endosc. 2014 May;28(5):1515-21. PubMed PMID: 24337191. Epub 2013/12/18. eng.
  72. Tracey E, Watt H, Currow D, Young J, Armstrong B. Investigation of poorer bladder cancer survival in women in NSW, Australia: a data linkage study. BJU Int. 2014 Mar;113(3):437-48. PubMed PMID: 24127730. Epub 2013/10/17. eng.
  73. Tran B, Falster MO, Douglas K, Blyth F, Jorm LR. Health behaviours and potentially preventable hospitalisation: a prospective study of older Australian adults. PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e93111. PubMed PMID: 24691471. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc3972201. Epub 2014/04/03. eng.
  74. Tran DT, Roberts CL, Havard A, Jorm LR. Linking birth records to hospital admission records enhances the identification of women who smoke during pregnancy. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2014 Jun;38(3):258-64. PubMed PMID: 24890484. Epub 2014/06/04. eng.
  75. Uppal P, Holland AJ, Bajuk B, Abdel-Latif M, Jaffe A, Hilder L, Lui K, Oei JL. The association between maternal country of birth and neonatal intensive care unit outcomes. Early Hum Dev. 2013 Aug;89(8):607-14. PubMed PMID: 23567194. Epub 2013/04/10. eng.
  76. Vajdic CM, Stavrou EP, Ward RL, Falster MO, Pearson SA. Minimal excess risk of cancer and reduced risk of death from cancer in Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs clients: a record linkage study. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2014 Feb;38(1):30-4. PubMed PMID: 24494942. Epub 2014/02/06. eng.
  77. Valery PC, Youlden DR, Baade PD, Ward LJ, Green AC, Aitken JF. Cancer survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children: what is the difference? Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Dec;24(12):2099-106. PubMed PMID: 24036890. Epub 2013/09/17. eng.
  78. Vinluan J, Retegan C, Chen A, Beiles CB. Clinical management issues vary by specialty in the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality: a retrospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(6):e005554. PubMed PMID: 24980043. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4078770. Epub 2014/07/02. eng.
  79. Walker J, Hilder L, Levy M, Sullivan E. Pregnancy, prison and perinatal outcomes in New South Wales, Australia: a retrospective cohort study using linked health data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014;14(1):214. PubMed PMID: doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-214.
  80. Xu F, Austin MP, Reilly N, Hilder L, Sullivan EA. Length of stay for mental and behavioural disorders postpartum in primiparous mothers: a cohort study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Apr;11(4):3540-52. PubMed PMID: 24681554. Pubmed Central PMCID: Pmc4025045. Epub 2014/04/01. eng.
  81. Xu F, Li Z, Binns C, Bonello M, Austin MP, Sullivan E. Does infant feeding method impact on maternal mental health? Breastfeed Med. 2014 May;9(4):215-21. PubMed PMID: 24621349. Epub 2014/03/14. eng.
  82. Yu XQ, Luo Q, Smith DP, O'Connell DL, Baade PD. Geographic variation in prostate cancer survival in New South Wales. Med J Aust. 2014 Jun 2;200(10):586-90. PubMed PMID: 24882490. Epub 2014/06/03. eng.
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