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Automated interpretation and accessible presentation of technical diagrams for blind people
The EU-supported TeDUB (Technical Drawings Understanding for the Blind) project is developing a software system that aims to make technical diagrams accessible to blind and visually impaired people. It consists of two ...
A heterosexual life : Older women and agency within marriage and the family
This paper presents the life history of one older woman, Jean, and engages with feminist debates about the nature Of women's agency within institutionalised heterosexuality. As the data show, Jean grew up within an environment ...
Developing a navigation aid for the frail and visually impaired
This paper describes the development of a new navigational aid for the frail, elderly, and visually impaired person. The users were involved both in the user requirements study and in the evaluation of different prototypes. ...
What does it mean to involve consumers successfully in NHS research? : A consensus study
Objective: To obtain consensus on the principles and indicators of successful consumer involvement in NHS research. Design: Consensus methods were used. An expert workshop, employing the nominal group technique was used ...
Reporting by radiographers : A policy and practice guide
Reporting by radiographers and other non-medical staff has developed considerably in the past decade, and especially so since the College of Radiographers published its vision paper on reporting by radiographers, in 1997. ...
Epidermal growth factor, neurotrophins and the metastatic cascade in prostate cancer
Although cancer of the prostate (CaP) is the most commonly occurring cancer in males, there are major limitations in its diagnosis and long-term cure. Consequently, understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in the ...
Increasing film-focus distance (FFD) reduces radiation dose for x-ray examinations
Increasing film-focus distance (FFD) from the traditional 100 cm has been shown to be an effective method of reducing dose whilst maintaining image quality. In particular, previous work increasing the FFD from 100 to 130 ...
Psychosocial interventions for people with a milder dementing illness : A systematic review
Introduction. Over the last three decades, interest has grown in the use of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia. Empirical studies and systematic reviews have been undertaken on a range of such interventions ...
Dr Lisbeth Hockey 1918-2004 "A pioneer of nursing research"
The complexity of loss in continuing care institutions for older people : A review of the literature
This article analyzes the findings of a literature review undertaken on loss in continuing care institutions. It suggests that research undertaken in continuing care institutions, such as care homes, ignores the complexity ...