Jillann Farmer

Jillann Farmer
United Nations Organization · Medical Services Division

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Background: Ross River virus (RRV) and Barmah Forest virus (BFV) cause approximately 4000 and 1000 cases, respectively, of rheumatic disease in Australia every year. Confirmation of a diagnosis usually involves testing for virus-specific immunoglobulin (Ig) M and IgG by a National Association of Testing Authorities-accredited pathology facility....
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Herein we describe production of purified equine IgG obtained from horses immunized with plasmid DNA followed by boosting with Kunjin replicon virus-like particles both encoding a modified Ebola glycoprotein. Administration of the equine IgG over 5 days to cynomolgus macaques infected 24 hours previously with a lethal dose of Ebola virus suppressed...
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We analyzed eight interactions between clinicians and simulated patients or family members discussing adverse events in patient care. We targeted the interactants' accommodative communication strategies when they discussed the consequent patient harm. In Study 1, 80 psychology students rated eight open disclosure video recordings for the presence o...
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To report guide-wire fragment embolisation of paediatric peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) devices and explore the safety profile of four commonly used devices. Clinical incidents involving paediatric PICC devices in Queensland public hospitals were reviewed. A PICC user-experience survey was conducted at five public hospitals with 32 c...
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: Corticosteroid use during acute viral arthritis is considered to be contraindicated as a result of the risk of immunosuppression causing enhanced infection and disease exacerbation. : The objective of this study was to analyze the effect of oral corticosteroid therapy on symptoms of the viral arthritic disease, Ross River virus disease (RRVD). :...
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To examine relations between consultation length and content, and general practitioner choice of claiming level B or C when billing consultations > 20 minutes through Medicare. A secondary analysis from a cross-sectional national general practice survey (1 April 2000 to 31 March 2003) of 101 112 consultations with 2811 GPs, comparing level B consul...

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