Conference Abstracts

In   Issue Volume 15 No. 2 .

  1. The Emotional and Behavioural Challenges of Pandemic Situations – H Holloway
  2. Operational Mental Health – The Challenge to Finding the Facts – G. Larkin
  3. The Nursing Management of the Intoxicated Patient: A Rural Perspective – SC  Mangion
  4. “I’m an Australian, Get me out of here.” Health Support to the Lebanon Evacuation – T Smart, D Mitchell
  5. ‘Naturally-functional foods’: Roles for Molecular Composition and Food Architecture – M Gidley
  6. Determining Optimal Operational Duration from a Mental Health Perspective – JR Swann
  7. Health Intelligence Challenges in the Australian Defence Force – T. Warwarek
  8. The Recently-Devised Australian and New Zealand Nutrient Reference Values (NRV) and the Possible Development of ADF-Specific NRV – C Forbes-Ewan*, K Baghurst
  9. The Australian Defence Force Response to the 08 Oct 05 Asian Earthquake – KL Leshinskas*, A Dines
  10. Transitioning from Civilian to Military Life: Building Resilience in Army and Royal Australian Navy Recruits – J Watkins, M Goodman*
  11. Treating Nicotine Dependence: The Nurse’s Role – D Harrison
  12. Dietary Intake And Health Implications For Navy Personnel – RA Coad*, PJ Probert
  13. Operation Pakistan Assist – Lessons Learned for Future Provision of Humanitarian Aid by the ADF – P McGinty, TC Jongeneel, SJ Barry*, SM Sawyer, P Lonergan
  14. Screening for Psychological  Changes Throughout A Military Deployment: Australian Defence Force Personnel In The 2003 Gulf War – N Bennett, N Sadler*
  15. What is the Effectiveness of Lung Assist Devices in Blast Lung Injury: A Literature Review – BR Mackie
  16. Nutritional Requirements of Soldiers Engaged in Infantry Initial Employment Training – C Forbes-Ewan
  17. Environmental Health Challenges Faced During Operation Pakistan Assist Nov 05 -Apr 06 – TRG Strickland
  18. Psychological Suppmt To Deployed Forces: A Review Of Intervention During Operation Sumatra Assist – N Bennett, NJ Sadler*
  19. Nursing – The Invisible Profession – B Wright
  20. Complex Carbohydrates and Gut Health – D Topping
  21. Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea In The ADF – Preliminary Study: Use Of a Questionnaire to Screen Individuals at Risk of Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea -DrM Lakos
  22. Psychological Screening  after Operation Catalyst:  Trends, Questions  and Future Directions – A Kaine*, N Steele, S  Hodson , A Twomey
  23. Leadership and Management Support for ADF Nursing Officers – E Tracy*, J Finucane*, T Carthew*
  24. Obstructive  Sleep Apnoea: A Referral Profile in Defence Personnel – MCF Pain*, H Teichtahl
  25. The Acute Mental Health on Operation (AMHOO) Course – J Wardell*, D Clark
  26. The Challenges of Nursing in The Army INTERFET 1999 To OP ASTUTE 2006 – D JWade
  27. Joint Health Planning and Operations in the Australian Defence Force – Theory vs Practice – AJI Dines
  28. Endemic and Epidemic Substance Abuse in the Military: What does the past tell us about the future – H Holloway
  29. Australian Defence Force Nursing Undergraduate Scheme- Are We Getting It Right? – A Craig
  30. Preparing Communities for Disasters: The Role of Environmental  Health Professionals – BA Ferrier, JT Spickett
  31. Pertussis Outbreak in the Liverpool Military Area – A case study of infection control procedures during an infectious disease outbreak – L Lougheed*, M Lakos
  32. Medical Leadership in the Military – Rank Should Not Always Have Its Privileges – T Austin
  33. Why Can’t  We All Just Get Along? The Doctor Nurse Relationship  in the ADF – TL Smart
  34. Preventing genital HPV infection and associated diseases by vaccination – I Frazer
  35. Genesis of Malaria Epidemics and its Impact on Military and Humanitarian Operations – GD Shanks
  36. The Effect of Other Deployments in Assessing the Health of Australian Gulf War Veterans – HL Kelsall*, IF Ikin, DP McKenzie, DC Glass, AB Forbes, MR Sim
  37. Critical Care in the Air: Training Civilian Specialists for M          ilitary – AME J Lumsden, K Douglas
  38. Time and Space – Relativity in Trauma –   WM Griggs
  39. Clinical Trials Using Antimalarial Drugs at the Army Malaria Institute 1998-2004 – G. D Shanks
  40. Mortality and Cancer Incidence amongst Australian National Service Vietnam War Veterans – EJ Wilson*, KWA Horsley, R Van der Hoek
  41. Medical Officer Specialist Training in the Defence  Health Services – IJYoung
  42. Blast Trauma from an Australian Perspective and Possible Ramifications for Australian Defence Force Health Personnel – DAAndrew
  43. Soldier’s Use of personal Protective measures Against Arthropodbites and Arthopod-associated Disease: A Survey among Canadian Force Members Deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2005 –  F Crane*, M Tepper, B Strauss, J Whitehead, S Schofield
  44. Continuing Competence to Practice – A Challenge for Defence Force Nursing Officers – EA Davies
  45. Wound Management in Injuries from Blows , Bullets, and Blasts – PF Sharwood
  46. Can We Improve Compliance  with Primaquine and reduce the incidence of P. vivax malaria in the ADF? – SM Bennett*, NJ Elmes, PE Nasveld, TL Carthew, KH Rieckman
  47. Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Aircraft Maintenance Workers – C D’Este*, J Attia, A Brown, R Gibson, R Gibberd, M Tavener, M Guest, K Horsley, W Harrex, J Ross
  48. Training and Credentialing the Military General Surgeon for the Australian Defence Force – J Rosenfeld
  49. Challenges in Reconstruction of Massive Oromandibular  Defects – A Bath
  50. National Coordination  for Mental Health Response to Terrorism and Disaster – B Raphael
  51. The Severly Burned Patient: A Guide to Assessment, Frist Aid, Resuscitation, Surgical and Non-Surgical Wound Care – P Maitz
  52. Leadership and Lobbying – W Glasson
  53.   US Military Medical Response to Recent Natural Disasters and the Need for Rapid Response Medical Teams – T Burkhard*, P Breed
  54. Planning to Deliver Operational Medical Support in the Future – The UK Approach – M Von Bertele
  55. The Problem that is too often Ignored: The Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders in Military Personnel – A McFarlane
  56. Resilience and Job Adjustment in RAAF ATC Officer Employment: An Exploratory Study – SJ Elliott
  57. The Effects of Hypobaric Hypoxia on Pure Tone Audiometric Thresholds – K Datta
  58. The Australian Defence Force Deployed Health Surveillance Program at the Centre for M                       ilitary and Veterans’ Health – S Kitchener
  59. Age Estimation at Time of Death – M Blenkin, W Evans
  60. Heal Thy Self? – The Personal Mental Health Challenges Faced by Military Health Professionals – M Suen*, SE Hodson, N Bennett
  61. The Characterisation  and Referral of Severe Trauma in North Queensland. Implications for Military Medical Units Operating in Isolated Areas – A McDonell*, P Aitken, M Elcock, C Vietch
  62. Roadmap for the Deployment Health Surveillance Program – JARoss
  63. A Revised System of Metrics for Clinical Services and Epidemiology for the Australian Defence Force Dental Service – AJ Draper*, SJ Curry
  64. Mental and Spiritual Wellbeing of Chaplains in the ADF – A Phelps
  65. Hurricane Katrina -A personal survivors viewpoint – RF Curtis
  66. Provision of Quality Health Care to Defence Members- A Collaborative Model to Provide a Quality In-barracks and Deployable Health Capability – M Lakos
  67. Preliminary Results of the Case Control Dental Study on Dental risk Factors and Unscheduled Dental Visits – GD Mahoney*, G Slade, S Kitchener
  68. Developing Innovative Models of Patient Care Delivery: Defining Success – M Chiarella
  69. Deployment Health Research – Where to Next – MSim
  70. Application of Models of Occupational Stress Used In Industry to Defence – NEllis
  71. Somewhere Only We Know – D Collins
  72. Enhanced Strategic AME: Deployable Aeromedical Transport and Retrieval System D.A.R.T.S – AP Pearce*, C Daniel
  73. Should Eskimos Jump? Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis  and the Military Parachutist – JE Cunningham*,  E Hartley, AM Ellis
  74. Review of ADF Injury Data for Infantry and Airfield Defence Guards: 1998- 2003 – J Harvey
  75. The Angels from Downunder, Reflections on the Third Medical Detachment in Balad – KJ Sullivan
  76. RNZAF Aeromedical Evacuation The Challenge – JA Telford
  77. What is the Appropriate use of Antidepressants in the Australian military? – JA Ross, L Lambeth
  78. Fantastic Voyage: Health Implications of Nanotechnology – RJ Stacy, N Abou-seif
  79. Combat Nursing in Afghanistan – D Dudley
  80. Prioritising the blast injured patient: penetrating, blunt and burn injuries­ what goes first? – N Rosenfeld
  81. ADF Rehabilitation Program – J Porteus*, A Gill
  82. Physiological  Penalties of Prolonged Hypotensive resuscitation – SA Watts*, J Garner, C Parry, J Bird, E Kirkman
  83. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine Challenges from Kuwait to Baghdad, Feb to July 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom – S Boos
  84. Mental Health Support – An Enhancer of, or Detractor from Capability – L Lambeth
  85. Why the Recent Events in Timor Leste were Predictable (and what it means for health) – KL Clifford
  86. Workplace Assessment: Non-Ionising Radiation Hazard – Fleet Base West Health Centre – N Westphalen
  87.  A Hero Before Gallipoli – MH Dowsett
  88. Combat and Military Mental Health Care: The Future – H Holloway
  89. Australian Military Hospital (Dili) – Operation Astute – JR Bessell*, W’ORegan, P Sharwood
  90. Oberon Class Submarine Occupational Hygiene Project – Creation of a Hazard Exposure Profile – SM Bennett*, D Pisaniello
  91. Nicotine Addiction -A New Approach to an Old Problem – RBittoun
  92. Health Services Evaluation – C Jenkins
  93. Escalation and Implementation of Commercial Healthcare Provision in an Operational Environment – GKeys
  94. Three-dimensional  Scanning In Anthropometry- Bringing New Techniques and Applications to an Old Science – ND Daniell*, T Olds, J Ross, S Morris, D Stratton
  95. The First Case-control Studies – Rum Ration Protects  Against War Neurosis and Positive  Family  History Predisposes – KWA Horsley*, EJ Wilson, G Hawthorne
  96. Business  Management Issues – R Wilken
  97. Australian  Military Aerospace Medicine; Science, Art and Reality – GV Hampson
  98. The Study of Health Outcomes in Aircraft Maintenance Personnel (SHOAMP). – C D’Este*, J Attia, A Brown , P Schofield , R Gibberd , J Byles , M Tavener, R Gibson, M Guest, K Horsley, W Hanex, J Ross
  99. The Ever Changing Challenges of Military Health Care Delivery in the 21st Century – T Austin
  100. The Electron ic Medical Record from the Battlefield  to the States: Leader Lessons from Iraq – E Granger
  101. “An Outsider Looking In”­ E-Health in the US DoD – RF Cmtis
  102. Challenges and Innovation of Technology-based Mobile Health Care Solutions in the Department of Defense – T Morris*, R Clerici, K Chism, G Mogel
  103. Changing Times – Doing Things Differently – J Lumby
  104. Force Protection in Southern Afghanistan: The Challenges – DC Randell
  105. A Retrospective Study of the Nature, Circumstances  and Burden of Acute and Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Canadian Forces – BA Strauss*, JJ Whitehead, DC Menard, SG MacKenzie, MT Carew
  106. Immunisation for Defence Force Protection: Current Controversies – HL Kelsall*, JA Ross, MP Sim
  107. ADF Health Capability- Building a Sustainable Health Workforce of the Future –  GM Whelan*, B Ford, B Pezutti
  108. Psychological  and Mental Health Threats in Deployed Environments­ An Issue for Force Protection –  SE Hodson
  109. Impact of Systemic and Cultural Factors on Trade-related Injuries in the Australian Infantry – WR Payne, JT Harvey*, EL Otago, DAPascoe
  110.  Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination – Limitations of the current vaccine JE-VAX®) and the Australian Defence Force involvement in the search for an improved vaccine. An overview of the Acambis ChimeriVax™ -JE program. – P Nasveld*, S Bennett, S Shakib, M Reid, J Stone, M Dobson, R Nichols, J Aaskov, S Yoksan, S Kitchener, K McCarthy, T Monath, N Kanesa-thasan, J Marjason
  111. New  Zealand Army Health Challenges – AC Dunn
  112. Facilitating  Air Transport of Military Critical Care Patients – Challenges and outcomes of the major AME staging facility  in Iraq – JK Lumsden
  113. Methodology for Profiling the Physical Demands of ADF Trades – DC Billing
  114. Common Exercise Related Injuries of the Lower Limb – AJ Delaney
  115.  Effect of a 12-Week MEAO Deployment on Nutritional/Immune Status and Physical Capabilities – C Booth
  116. Ethical Issues in Healthcare Whistleblowing – T Hoffman
  117. Privacy of Health Information in the ADF – JA Ross*, R Landy
  118. “More in the Breech than the Observance” A reflection, or more to the point, an interpretation of the applicabil­ ity of the Geneva Conventions in regard to health personnel during AMTG 2 – G Villani
  119. Risk Management in an Increasingly Litigious Environment – Implications for Defence – P Alexander
  120. Deployment, Research and Ethics, What is the Relationship? – DLHarding
  121. Ethical Issues for Researchers in Defence Health – G Shirtley*, R Landy, J Morrison, G Cannel