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Concept: New South

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Detecting the early emergence of childhood risk for adult mental disorders may lead to interventions for reducing subsequent burden of these disorders. We set out to determine classes of children who may be at risk for later mental disorder on the basis of early patterns of development in a population cohort, and associated exposures gleaned from linked administrative records obtained within the New South Wales Child Development Study.

Concepts: Child, Childhood, Developmental psychology, Mental disorder, Human development, Southern United States, New South, New South Wales

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There has been a great deal of clinical concern regarding alprazolam abuse. This paper reported on alprazolam positive cases of sudden or unnatural deaths presenting to the New South Wales Department of Forensic Medicine (DOFM), 1/1/1997-31/12/2012.

Concepts: New Zealand, Forensic science, Southern United States, New South, Old South, South Atlantic States, New South Wales, Song Dynasty

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There is growing evidence that health and social outcomes following motor vehicle crash injury are related to cognitive and emotional responses of the injured individual, as well as relationships between the injured individual and the compensation systems with which they interact. As most of this evidence comes from other states in Australia or overseas, investigation is therefore warranted to identify the key determinants of health and social outcomes following injury in the context of the New South Wales motor accident insurance scheme.

Concepts: Cohort study, Clinical trial, Injury, Southern United States, Accident, New South, Crash, New South Wales

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Previous studies on smoking quitlines have focused on service effectiveness and usage, describing client characteristics, referral sources and service utilisation. There is a lack of qualitative research examining callers' perspectives on service quality. The analysis aimed to describe the factors which underpin quitline callers' descriptions of their satisfaction with the service.

Concepts: Scientific method, New Zealand, Australia, Southern United States, New South, Old South, New South Wales, History of Australia

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The objectives of this study were to (i) compare a Capped Payment formula for adults, to the fee-for-service model and the New South Wales Government services payment model; (ii) identify the presenting oral health needs of a 65+ years of age cohort during the period January 2011 to March 2015.

Concepts: Gerontology, Old age, Ageing, Dentistry, Southern United States, New South, Old South, New South Wales

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Since the 1980’s, paediatric surgeons have increasingly managed blunt splenic injury (BSI) in children non-operatively. However, studies in North America have shown higher operation rates in non-paediatric centres and by adult surgeons. This association has not been examined elsewhere.

Concepts: United States, North America, South America, Southern United States, Physical trauma, New South, Old South, New South Wales

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The New South Wales Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetship Program began in 1988 as a strategy to increase the numbers of junior doctors in rural hospitals. This article outlines the results of an evaluation undertaken in 2014. Specifically, it will look at where former cadets who entered the program between 1989 and 2010 were working in 2014, what training programs they chose and their attitudes toward the program.

Concepts: Surgery, Physician, New Zealand, Medical school, Program, Southern United States, New South, New South Wales

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The Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW) (MHA) was recently reformed in light of the recovery movement and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. We analyse the changes and describe the impact that these reforms should have upon clinical practice.

Concepts: United Kingdom, Human rights, Mental disorder, New Zealand, United Nations, Southern United States, New South, New South Wales