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The prevalence and predictors of solar protection use among adolescents.
Lower T, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher R. Lower T, et al. Prev Med. 1998 May-Jun;27(3):391-9. doi: 10.1006/pmed.1998.0309. Prev Med. 1998. PMID: 9612829
METHODS: A total of 3,642 adolescents between the ages of 11 and 16 years were recruited from a random sample of 27 schools in an Australian state. The participants completed a validated survey that provided information on a range of demographic, knowl …
METHODS: A total of 3,642 adolescents between the ages of 11 and 16 years were recruited from a random sample of 27 schools in …
Solar protection issues for schools: policy, practice and recommendations.
Schofield MJ, Tripodi DA, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW. Schofield MJ, et al. Aust J Public Health. 1991 Jun;15(2):135-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.1991.tb00323.x. Aust J Public Health. 1991. PMID: 1912056
Little attention has been given to the potential benefits of timetable changes and provision of shade in school environments, although school principals considered the latter would be a successful means of increasing protection. ...
Little attention has been given to the potential benefits of timetable changes and provision of shade in school environments, although schoo …
A community study of delay in presenting with signs of melanoma to medical practitioners.
Hennrikus D, Girgis A, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW. Hennrikus D, et al. Arch Dermatol. 1991 Mar;127(3):356-61. Arch Dermatol. 1991. PMID: 1998366
This study examined the following factors: prevalence of signs of melanoma (a mole changing in size, shape, appearance, or color, itching or tingling, bleeding or weeping, becoming raised) in 1344 individuals in a randomly selected sample of 1075 households; the len …
This study examined the following factors: prevalence of signs of melanoma (a mole changing in size, shape, appearance, or color, itc …
Screening for melanoma: a community survey of prevalence and predictors.
Girgis A, Campbell EM, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW. Girgis A, et al. Med J Aust. 1991 Mar 4;154(5):338-43. Med J Aust. 1991. PMID: 2017062
The results indicated that 48% of the sample either regularly checked their own skin or had it checked by another person (such as a spouse), and 17% had been screened by a general practitioner in the preceding 12 months. ...Individuals were less likely to have been …
The results indicated that 48% of the sample either regularly checked their own skin or had it checked by another person (such as a s …
Breaking bad news: consensus guidelines for medical practitioners.
Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW. Girgis A, et al. J Clin Oncol. 1995 Sep;13(9):2449-56. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1995.13.9.2449. J Clin Oncol. 1995. PMID: 7666105 Review.
However, there is a paucity of empirically founded information that relates to the specific steps for breaking bad news. We report on a set of guidelines for breaking bad news that was developed using a consensus process and incorporates the views of medical …
However, there is a paucity of empirically founded information that relates to the specific steps for breaking bad news. We report on …
Smoking by adolescents: large revenue but little for prevention.
Girgis A, Doran CM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Walsh RA. Girgis A, et al. Aust J Public Health. 1995 Feb;19(1):29-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.1995.tb00293.x. Aust J Public Health. 1995. PMID: 7734589
A workplace intervention for increasing outdoor workers' use of solar protection.
Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Watson A. Girgis A, et al. Am J Public Health. 1994 Jan;84(1):77-81. doi: 10.2105/ajph.84.1.77. Am J Public Health. 1994. PMID: 8279616 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
A randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate a solar protection intervention targeting outdoor workers. METHODS: Outdoor workers were randomly allocated to an intervention (n = 65) or control group (n = 77). ...RESULTS: There was a significant incr
A randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate a solar protection intervention targeting outdoor workers. METHODS: Ou
Solar protection behaviours: a study of beachgoers.
Foot G, Girgis A, Boyle CA, Sanson-Fisher RW. Foot G, et al. Aust J Public Health. 1993 Sep;17(3):209-14. Aust J Public Health. 1993. PMID: 8286492
This study explored the prevalence and predictors of solar protection behaviour in a community sample of beachgoers. A total of 670 participants was randomly selected from six beaches in the Newcastle district. ...A subsample was also asked to complete a
This study explored the prevalence and predictors of solar protection behaviour in a community sample of beachgoers. A total o …
Evaluation of interventions to improve solar protection in primary schools.
Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Tripodi DA, Golding T. Girgis A, et al. Health Educ Q. 1993 Summer;20(2):275-87. doi: 10.1177/109019819302000217. Health Educ Q. 1993. PMID: 8491638 Clinical Trial.
The aims of the study were (a) to develop a valid measure of solar protection in 9 to 11-year-old school students, (b) to evaluate the differential effectiveness of two interventions aimed at changing solar protection in this age group, and (c) to identify the predi …
The aims of the study were (a) to develop a valid measure of solar protection in 9 to 11-year-old school students, (b) to eval …
A skin cancer training programme: evaluation of a postgraduate training for family doctors.
Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Howe C, Raffan B. Girgis A, et al. Med Educ. 1995 Sep;29(5):364-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.1995.tb00027.x. Med Educ. 1995. PMID: 8699975
The training programme involved three sessions, including an information/education session, a practical session at the local Melanoma Unit, and a practical surgical procedures session. ...The only improvement observed in the doctors' clinical practice was a s …
The training programme involved three sessions, including an information/education session, a practical session at the local Melanoma …
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