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A theoretical exploration and model on consumer expectations, post-purchase affective states and affective behaviours
Through a detailed review of the service quality and (dis)satisfaction literatures, this paper presents a theoretical model exploring the interrelationship between expectations, affective post-purchase states and affective ...
Do CEC guidelines under-utilise the full potential of increasing kVp as a dose-reducing tool?
Increasing beam energies are well established as a radiation dose-reducing tool in diagnostic radiology. This has led to useful recommendations by the Commission of European Communities (CEC) for appropriate kVp values to ...
The Person in Communication
(Churchill Livingstone, 2003)
Timing and volume of fluid administration for patients with bleeding
Background: Treatment of haemorrhagic shock involves maintaining blood pressure and tissue perfusion until bleeding is controlled. Different resuscitation strategies have been used to maintain the blood pressure in trauma ...
Providing blind people with access to technical diagrams
(IOS Press, 2003)
Evaluation of a child development centre in a rural area.
In this article we discuss the setting up of a child development centre for children with a developmental delay in a rural market town away from a tertiary centre. The process was evaluated by a variety of methods including ...
Nursing students' and academics' perspective of OSCE incorporating simulation
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) has been widely and increasingly used since it was developed. Research has shown that it is an effective evaluation tool to assess practical skills (Sloan et al. 1995). In ...
Colloid solutions for fluid resuscitation
Background Colloids are widely used in the replacement of fluid volume. However doubts remain as to which colloid is best. Different colloids vary in their molecular weight and therefore in the length of time they remain ...
Area-wide traffic calming for preventing traffic related injuries
Background: It is estimated that by 2020 road traffic crashes will have moved from ninth to third in the world disease burden ranking, as measured in disability adjusted life years, and to second in developing countries. ...
Pregnancy, illness and the concept of career
This paper explores a neglected area of women's reproductive experience, namely major illness during pregnancy. It draws on a qualitative study of 15 women who had either a pre-existing illness or developed a major health ...