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Galactic chemical evolution : Carbon through zinc
We calculate the evolution of heavy-element abundances from C to Zn in the solar neighborhood, adopting our new nucleosynthesis yields. Our yields are calculated for wide ranges of metallicity (Z = 0-Z circle dot) and the ...
Emergency: Implementing an Ambulance Despatch System
(Idea Publishing, 2006-12-15)
Impact of RTS/CTS Handshake on the Optical Packet Switched Local Area Network Performance
A centralized media access control protocol is designed to run optical packet switched traffic in local area networks. The design of the network concept was inspired by the IEEE802.11 wireless LAN protocol, although it has ...
Microquasars : What do radio and X-ray observations tell us?
Microquasars, or X-ray binaries exhibiting radio jets, have been observed extensively at all wavelengths for the past decade or so. Primarily, they have been observed in the X-ray regimes and the radio. In this paper we ...
Becoming connected, being caring
This paper highlights perspectives on action research in education, health and social care and was originally presented as a keynote at the International Practitioner Research Conference and Collaborative Action Research ...
Accounting for reform : Funding and transformation in the four nation's hospital services
The NHS Plan revealed New Labour's objective to increase funding in the four nation's hospital services in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Although each country has installed its own institutional arrangements, ...
Delivering patient choice in English acute hospital trusts
The role of the patient within the NHS has changed from supplicant to consumer to active participant. A demand-side patient-led approach is combining quasi-consumerism and participative democracy to inform and facilitate ...
Psychosocial interventions for people with moderate to severe dementia : A systematic review
Introduction: Psychosocial interventions are recognised as important treatments for people with dementia. Attention is now focusing on the appropriateness of such interventions for people in different stages of the illness. ...
Development and uptake of a scheme for predicting risk of severe light leaf spot on oilseed rape
To reduce reliance on fungicides for disease control on oilseed rape, Decision Support Systems (DSS) are being developed to guide fungicide applications as part of an integrated pest and disease management strategy. This ...
Accounting for healthcare : Reform and outcomes