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Cholinesterase Research Outreach Project (CROP): measuring cholinesterase activity and pesticide use in an agricultural community
Australian farmers and their workers are exposed to a wide variety of pesticides. Organophosphate (OP) insecticides are a widely used class of pesticide used...
August 18, 2015
Suicide and accidental death in Australia's rural farming communities: a review of the literature
Australia’s farmers constitute a heterogeneous group within the rural population. This literature review incorporates four broad areas: an understanding...
August 18, 2014
Making Connections: The 2014 Libby Harricks Memorial Oration [Monograph]
This is a story of engagement. Engagement with people who live in areas where access to services is difficult; people who live on farms and who have noise...
August 18, 2014
Cholinesterase Research Outreach Project (CROP) – Measuring Cholinesterase Activity of Australian Farmers
August 18, 2014
Q-fever and Australian farmers: is the health system paying enough attention? A literature review
Q-fever is caused by Coxiella burnetii, a Gram-negative bacteriumand Rickettsia-like organism. Transmitted from wild and domestic animals to humans, the most...
August 18, 2014
Alcohol Consumption, Obesity, and Psychological Distress in Farming Communities—An Australian Study
Alcohol consumption patterns nationally and internationally have been identified as elevated in rural and remote populations. In the general Australian...
August 18, 2013
Training and Experience of Nurses in Responding to Alcohol Misuse in Rural Communities
Alcohol misuse by farmers continues to challenge rural nurses. This article reports on the experiences of Australian nurses participating in the Alcohol...
August 18, 2013
International Perspectives on Psychosocial Working Conditions, Mental Health, and Stress of Dairy Farm Operators
August 18, 2013
The effect of physical activity on psychological distress, cortisol and obesity: results of the farming fit intervention program
August 18, 2013
Healthy Ageing: Farming into the Twilight
August 18, 2013
Health Status and Behaviours of Australian Farming Men
August 18, 2012
Cardiovascular risk factors and psychological distress in Australian farming communities
To examine the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, psychological distress and associations between physical and mental health parameters...
August 18, 2012