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Early fatherhood : a mapping of the evidence base relating to pregnancy prevention and parenting support
Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes targeted at young women have received considerable attention from researchers and programme developers. However, to date, relatively limited information is available on preventing ...
Fast Girls, Foreigners and GIs : An Exploration of the Discursive Strategies Through Which the Status of Pre-Marital (Hetero) sexual Ignorance and Restraint Was Upheld During the Second World War
This paper explores contradictions within qualitative data gathered among women and men whose young adulthood coincided with the Second World War. These data were generated as part of an ESRC-funded project which investigated ...
Repression of SHP-1 expression by p53 leads to trkA tyrosine phosphorylation and suppression of breast cancer cell proliferation.
The nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor, trkA, the tumour suppressor p53 and the phosphatase SHP-1 are critical in cell proliferation and differentiation. SHP-1 is a trkA phosphatase that dephosphorylates trkA at tyrosines ...
Factors related to successful transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects using the Amplatzer septal occluder
The Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) is used for transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects (ASDs). This study aimed to determine the factors influencing successful closure with the ASO. A retrospective analysis of 69 ...
Observer Variation in Interpreting 18F-FDG PET/CT Findings for Lymphoma Staging
Many studies demonstrate a high accuracy for PET in staging lymphoma, but few assess observer variation. This study quantified agreement for staging lymphoma with PET/CT. Methods: The PET/CT images of 100 patients with ...
Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2009-06-01)
Health researchers' attitudes towards public involvement in health research
Objective To investigate health researchers' attitudes to involving the public in research. Background Public involvement in research is encouraged by the Department of Health in the UK. Despite this, the number of health ...
A comparison of acute and long-term management of stroke patients in Barbados and South London
Background: To compare health care utilisation between stroke patients living in a middle-income country with similar patients in a high-income country in terms of the type and amount of health care received following a ...
Evaluation of the Advanced Practitioner Roles
(Institute for Employment Studies, 2009)
In February 2008 Skills for Health, in partnership with NHS West Midlands, commissioned the Institute for Employment Studies to undertake a national evaluation of five Advanced Practitioner roles introduced under the New ...
The perceived effectiveness of peer observation on scenario based training in 3rd year Nursing and Midwifery pre registration students.
Introduction: Learning through observation has been used to teach clinical skills in nurse education, and it has been identified that students will learn both in active participation and as observers. ( Jeffries, 2005 and ...