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Preventing Q fever endocarditis: a review of cardiac assessment in hospitalised Q fever patients

Isabel Hess1 MBBS, MPH, Public health officer trainee, ihess@doh.health.nsw.gov.au
Peter Massey2 RN, GCPH, Program manager, Peter.Massey@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
David Durrheim3 FAFPHM, DrPH, Service director, David.Durrheim@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Simon O'Connor4 FRACP, Physician, Simon.O'Connor@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Stephen Graves5 FRCPA, FASM, PhD, Director, Microbiology, Stephen.Graves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

1 Public Health Training and Development Branch, NSW Department of Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
2 Health Protection, Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia.
3 Health Protection, Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia.
4 Tamworth Base Hospital, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia.
5 Hunter Area Pathology Service, Pathology North, John Hunter Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.

Correspondence: I Hess, NSW Department of Health, LMB 961, North Sydney NSW 2059, Australia 

Author contribution: Isabel Hess: literature review, collected data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft, devised survey tool, designed the project. Peter Massey: original concept, collected data, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts, designed the project. David Durrheim: supervised data collection, contributed to drafts, designed the project. Simon O'Connor: designed the project, contributed to drafts. Stephen Graves: designed the project, contributed to drafts.

Citation: Hess IM, Massey PD, Durrheim DN, O'Connor S, Graves SR.  Preventing Q fever endocarditis: a review of cardiac assessment in hospitalised Q fever patients. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2011; 11: 1763. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1763 (Accessed 17 October 2017)

Submitted: 18 March 2011
Revised: 27 September 2011
Published: 17 November 2011
   
 

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