Cameron Paul Hurst

Cameron Paul Hurst
Queensland Institute of Medical Research | QIMR

PhD

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Additional affiliations
January 2016 - present
Chulalongkorn University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
September 2012 - December 2015
Khon Kaen University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2009 - August 2012
Queensland University of Technology
Position
  • Lecturer

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Publications (142)
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Background Previous studies have found that polymorphisms of the DNA repair gene X-ray repair cross-complementing group 1(XRCC1) and environmental factors are both associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer, but no study has reported on the potential additive effect of these factors among Thai people. The aim of this study was to investiga...
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Purpose We evaluated the impact of myopia on corneal biomechanical properties in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and nonglaucoma patients, and the effect of modification of glaucoma on myopic eyes. Methods This cross-sectional study included 66 POAG eyes (33 myopia, 33 nonmyopia) and 66 normal eyes (33 myopia, 33 nonmyopia). Seven corneal biome...
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Objective: The present study investigates the impact of quality of care (QoC) and other factors on chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage progression among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients. Methods: This study employed a retrospective cohort from a nationwide Diabetes and Hypertension study involving 595 Thai hospitals. T2DM patients who wer...
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Background Foodborne trematodiasis (FBT) is a significant global health problem, with the liver flukes Opisthorchis viverrini, O. felineus, and Clonorchis sinensis contributing to half of the global burden of FBT. North-eastern Thailand where O. viverrini is endemic and un-cooked fish dishes remain an integral part of the food culture has the highe...
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Background Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are common conditions and both are major risk factors for cardiovascular events. The objectives were 1) to study the prevalence of CKD in hypertensive patients and 2) to study the association of CKD with cardiac and vascular complications in a multicenter, nation-wide fashion. Methods This c...
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The monkeypox virus is excreted in the feces of infected individuals. Therefore, there is an interest in using viral load detection in wastewater for sentinel early surveillance at a community level and as a complementary approach to syndromic surveillance. We collected wastewater from 63 sewered and non-sewered locations in Bangkok city center bet...
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Chinese herbal medicine formula Zhi Shi Xiao Pi Wan (ZSXPW) is commonly used for gastrointestinal diseases. Previous research showed ZSXPW also suggested for diabetic gastroparesis (DGP) treatment. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of ZSXPW in treating adult DGP. Six databases, including Pubmed, Cochrane Library, EMB...
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The global prevalence of colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (ColRkp) facilitated by chromosomal and plasmid-mediated Ara4N or PEtN-remodeled LPS alterations has steadily increased with increased colistin usage for treating carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae (CRkp). Our study demonstrated the rising trend of ColRkp showing extensively and pand...
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Overcoming colistin-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CoR-AB) has become a major concern due to the lack of effective antibiotics. This study aimed to explore the prevalence of CoR-AB clinical isolates in Thailand, their mechanisms of resistance, and test the efficacy of colistin plus sulbactam against CoR-AB isolates. The colistin resistance rate...
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Background Rapid emergence of global azithromycin resistance, with ceftriaxone reduce susceptibility/resistant strains, threatens the current recommends dual therapy with ceftriaxone and azithromycin for gonorrhea to ensure effective treatment. Thailand is a major risk area for gonorrhea because it as a key destination for sex tourism industry, whe...
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Background Due to the increase in multi-drug resistance (MDR) of Acinetobacter baumannii chronic infections with accompanying considerable morbidity and mortality, it is imperative to find effective novel treatments. Durlobactam (DUR) is a potent broad-spectrum inhibitor of Ambler classes A, C and D serine β-lactamases that effectively restores sul...
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Development of an effective therapy to overcome colistin resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae, a common pathogen causing catheter-related biofilm infections in vascular catheters, has become a serious therapeutic challenge that must be addressed urgently. Although colistin and EDTA have successful roles for eradicating biofilms, no in vitro and in v...
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The global rapid emergence of azithromycin/ceftriaxone resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae threatens current recommend azithromycin/ceftriaxone dual therapy for gonorrhea to ensure effective treatment. Here, we identified the first two N. gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased ceftriaxone susceptibility in Thailand. Among 134 N. gonorrhoeae isolates colle...
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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease with significant physical and psychological distress. As there are conflicting data from published literatures on the relationship between psoriasis and pregnancy. We hypothesized that the dysregulation of the immune system in psoriasis, will result in negative impact regarding to fetomaternal morbidity a...
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Introduction SARS-CoV-2 RNA is excreted in feces of most patients and therefore viral load in wastewater can be used as a surveillance tool to develop an early warning system to help and manage future pandemics. Methods We collected wastewater from 24 random locations at Bangkok city center and 26 nearby suburbs from July to December 2020. SARS-Co...
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Objective: Excessive daytime sleepiness is a frequently described phenomenon in pregnant women. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a self reported standardized method of assessing sleep propensity and has been used extensively within pregnant populations. An elevated score is associated with sleep disordered breathing, as well as adverse obstetr...
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Abstract Treatment of infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa forming biofilms after antimicrobial testing on planktonic bacteria can result in substantial failure. Therefore, we offer a robust and simple experimental platform to test the impact of antimicrobials on biofilms. Antibiotic response patterns varied uniquely within biofilm formation capaci...
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Treatment of infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa forming biofilms after antimicrobial testing on planktonic bacteria can result in substantial failure. Therefore, we offer a robust and simple experimental platform to test the impact of antimicrobials on biofilms. Antibiotic response patterns varied uniquely within biofilm formation capacity and mi...
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Aim: To understand the relationship between scores on two standardized measures of cognition, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and the cognitive subscale of the Functional Independence Measure (FIMCog), and whether these scores can predict functional outcomes in rehabilitation. Methods: Retrospective data analysis was conducted on all in...
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Treatment of infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa forming biofilms after antimicrobial testing on planktonic bacteria can result in substantial failure. Therefore, we offer a robust and simple experimental platform to test the impact of antimicrobials on biofilms. Antibiotic response patterns varied uniquely within biofilm formation capacity and mi...
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Objectives: To develop a model for predicting emergency cesarean for fetal distress (ECFD) at term using a combination of maternal and late pregnancy ultrasound parameters measured at more than 36 gestational weeks. Methods: A study of prospectively collected data, including ultrasound scans at 36-38 weeks, for singleton non-anomalous deliveries...
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Background: Periconceptional nutrition may have an important function in programming the immune function and allergies, however, there is a lack of studies assessing pre-conception food intake and childhood allergic disorders. The aim of the current study was to identify maternal pre-conception dietary components that may be associated with allerg...
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Background Incorrect medication administration risks errors and patient harm. The aim of this study was to test the reliability of the newly developed medication administration evaluation and feedback tool. Methods An observational, fully crossed design using recorded scenarios in a simulated environment was used to test reliability and agreement...
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Background: Prevention of avoidable preterm birth in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) families is a major public health priority in Australia. Evidence about effective, scalable strategies to improve maternal and infant outcomes is urgently needed. In 2013, a multiagency partnership between two Aboriginal Community Controlled Hea...
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Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. In south-east Asia, both the incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer are on the rise, and the latter is likely due to the limited access to large-scale community screening program in these resource-limited countries. Breast cancer awareness is an important tool which ma...
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Background Psychosocial assessment should be part of clinic visits for people with diabetes mellitus. Aims To assess the usage and acceptance of a diabetes psychosocial assessment tool (DPAT) and to profile the clinical and psychosocial characteristics of young people with diabetes. Methods Over a 12‐month period, young adults (18 – 25 years) att...
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Background: Etiologies for acute kidney injury (AKI) vary by geographic region and socioeconomic status. While considerable information is now available on AKI in the Americas, Europe and China, large comprehensive epidemiologic studies of AKI from Southeast Asia (SEA) are still lacking. The aim of this study was to investigate the rates and chara...
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Background Cirrhotic patients are susceptible to drug toxicity, which presents frequently with antituberculosis drug (ATD) treatment. Previous studies of ATD-induced liver injury (ATDILI) in cirrhotics have been limited to patients with early-stage cirrhosis. Objectives To describe characteristics and determine risk factors for ATDILI in cirrhotic...
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Despite strengthened antimicrobial therapy, biofilm infections of Acinetobacter baumannii are associated with poor prognosis and limited therapeutic options. Assessing antibiotics on planktonic bacteria can result in failure against biofilm infections. Currently, antibiotics to treat biofilm infections are administered empirically, usually without...
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Background: Globally, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is a leading cause of mortality in Indonesia. Raising awareness of breast cancer is particularly important to help at risk women seek medical treatment for this disease. This study aimed to comprehensively investigate the Indonesian women’s level of knowledge about br...
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Objective The aim of this study was to develop a predictive model using maternal, intrapartum and ultrasound variables for a composite of severe adverse neonatal outcomes (SANO) in term infants. Design Prospectively collected observational study. Mixed effects generalised linear models were used for modelling. Internal validation was performed usi...
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Objective To adapted the Drug Hypersensitivity Quality of Life (DrHy-Q) Questionnaire from Italian into Thai and assessed its validity and reliability. Design Prospectively recruited during January 2012–May 2017. Setting Multicenter; six Thai tertiary university hospitals. Study Participants Total of 306 patients with physician-diagnosed drug hy...
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Purpose To determine the levels of interleukin (IL)-6, vascular endothelial growth factor-A, platelet-derived growth factor, placental growth factor (PLGF), and other cytokines in the aqueous fluid of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration who respond poorly to ranibizumab. Patients and methods This is an observational, prospec...
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Cannabis use may affect drug users’ health and vitality, but few cannabis users seek health care assistance. This study’s objective is to develop an instrument to identify cannabis use disorder among Thai people and investigate its psychometric properties. A two-stage mixed-method research design was implemented. The first phase was conducted by li...
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Background: Although previous studies have reported the possibility of therapeutic ERCP without fluoroscopy, more robust documentation of fluoroscopy-free common bile duct stone (CBDS) clearance is needed. Technically, "digital cholangioscopy" (DCS) may be used to confirm CBDS clearance. We aimed to compare the feasibility, safety, and radiation e...
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Aim The study described diabetes self‐management (DSM), diabetes knowledge, family and friends’ support, healthcare providers’ support, belief in treatment effectiveness and diabetes management self‐efficacy, and explored DSM's associations among Vietnamese adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Design A cross‐sectional design was applied....
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Adult-onset immunodeficiency due to anti-interferon-γ autoantibody is an emerging acquired immunodeficiency with frequent skin manifestations. A retrospective chart review was conducted and identified 41 patients with the syndrome. Skin involvement was detected in 33 (80%) patients, 15 (45%) with infective skin diseases and 27 (82%) with reactive s...
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Background: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a major public health problem among registered nurses (RNs) in Thailand. Information on their burdens at a national level is limited. This study estimated the prevalence of MSDs among RNs using the 2009 Thai Nurse Cohort, a nationally representative sample of RNs in Thailand. Methods: This study i...
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Background: Many previous studies demonstrate that overcrowding is a major problem in Emergency Department (ED) around the world. There is no definition in Thailand hospitals to describe prolonged length of stay in EDs. A study is needed to understand which factors impact ED patients and to what extent this occurs. Objective: To determine the fact...
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Objective The aims of this study were to translate and psychometrically evaluate the Thai version of diabetes management self-efficacy scale (T-DMSES) and to examine its association with HbA1c control in diabetic individuals. Methods This study recruited patients from outpatient diabetes clinics of both community and university hospitals. The firs...
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Background This study compares a combination of processes of care and clinical targets among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) between specialist diabetes clinics (SDCs) and general medical clinics (GMCs), and how differences between these two types of clinics differ with hospital type (community, provincial and regional). Methods Type...
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Background and Objectives: Energy expenditure in severe sepsis/septic shock patients was measured by indirect calorimetry and the correlation of energy expenditure between indirect calorimetry and predictive equations was determined. Methods and Study Design: This was a prospective, observational analytical study. Severe sepsis or septic shock pati...
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Objectives: Oral mucositis is a major cause of pain and delayed cancer treatment leading to poor survival in head and neck cancer patients receiving concurrent chemoradiation. The study evaluated the effect of adjuvant melatonin on minimizing oral mucositis complications to reduce these treatment delays and interruptions. Design: A randomized, d...
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Background Self-efficacy in nursing is the nurses’ perception of their abilities to show caring orientations, attitudes, and behaviours and to develop caring relationships with patients. Self-efficacy is associated with years of experience, higher levels of job satisfaction and changes to nursing practices that conform with best practice. There is...
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Background Raising breast cancer awareness is a well-established first line strategy to reduce breast cancer mortality. A properly validated instrument is needed to gain a better understanding of breast cancer awareness. Objective The objective of this study was to develop and validate an instrument to assess breast cancer awareness in Thai women....
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Schizophrenia affects one percent of the population and has lifelong debilitating consequences for those affected. It is a complex genetic disorder that results from the interaction of multiple gene variants and environmental factors. To date, numerous polymorphisms have been identified that are associated with schizophrenia but it is clear that no...
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Objectives: Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients. However, anti-tuberculosis drugs can cause cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADRs). This study was conducted to evaluate differences in CADR incidence between low and high CD4 cell count in patients with low and high...
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Background Raising breast cancer awareness is a key strategy to reduce associated mortality. While a paucity of adequately validated instruments for breast cancer awareness is applicable across cultures, even outside the health care setting such instruments have been developed. Objective This study investigated the validity and psychometric proper...
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The utility of the ear crease sign, anterior tragal crease (ATC), as a marker of atherosclerosis is yet to be established. The intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (IMT-CCA) has been used as a noninvasive surrogate marker for atherosclerosis. History of traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis was obtained from 147 volunteers; ea...
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Self-management plays a vital role in diabetes management for adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). While there are many people with T2DM in Vietnam, clinical understanding of diabetes self-management (DSM) in this context is limited due to the lack of a valid measurement instrument. Translation and back-translation processes were used to translate t...
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Background Resilience has been characterized as a defensive factor against the refinement of mental health problems. This study adapted the Connor–Davidson Resilience Scale (Kh-CD-RISC10) for use in Khmer adolescents and subsequently investigates its psychometric properties. Methods Using stratified random sampling, this cross-sectional study samp...
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Background: Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) is a distressing symptom after anesthesia. Objectives: To compare the efficacy of tramadol and ketamine to prevent CRBD after laparoscopic surgery. Methods: After registration with the Thai Clinical Trial Registry (TCTR20140220001), we conducted a randomized controlled trial in 210 patients age...
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Excessive stress and poor coping skills can put university students at risk for mental health problems. The University Stress Scale (USS) provides a measure of both the categories of stress experienced by university students as well as the overall intensity of the stress experienced. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the USS and i...
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Background Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia and increases risk of ischemic stroke. Data on the prevalence of AF in Thailand is lacking especially in patients with hypertension. The objectives of this study were to determine prevalence of AF in patients with hypertension and to determine factors that are associated with increa...
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Background: Breast cancer is a major health problem among women around the world. Recent developments in screening and treatment have greatly improved the prognosis of patients with breast cancer in developed countries. However, in developing countries breast cancer mortality remains high.Breast cancer awareness is a first and important step in re...
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Background: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is one of the leading causes of death among people around the world. Although Emergency Medical service (EMS) systems have been developed over the past decade to improve the quality of care, the survival rate to hospital for OHCA patients is still low. The objective of this study was to examine the...