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Common amino acid sequence motifs in p53, 14-3-3 and Akt protein families
The tumour suppressor p53 is a multifunctional phosphoprotein able to induce apoptosis, differentiation or growth arrest, by acting as a transcription factor (capable of recognising DNA specific sequences) and targeting ...
Analysis of phenomenological data : personal reflections on Giorgi's method
Some personal insights into using Giorgi’s phenomenological method in a small-scale research study.
Advanced trauma life support training for ambulance crews
Background: There is an increasing global burden of injury especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). To address this, models of trauma care initially developed in high income countries are being adopted in ...
A policy analysis of the expert patient in the United Kingdom : self-care as an expression of pastoral power?
The rise in chronic illness and comorbidity in Western society has resulted in an increasing emphasis on self-care initiatives. In the United Kingdom this is exemplified by the Expert Patient policy. This paper discusses ...
Bone Mineral Density at the Hip Predicts Mortality in Elderly Men
Low bone density as assessed by calcaneal ultrasound has been associated with mortality in elderly men and women. We examined the relationship between bone density measured at the hip and all cause and cardiovascular ...
Radiographer reporting : Origins, demise and revival of plain film reporting
Important in a profession's identity is the knowledge of past events and how they help shape the present. This article traces the socio-political aspects of one significant aspect of radiographic history, the origins, ...
Subacromial impingement syndrome : Has evolution failed us?
Evolution has endowed the human shoulder girdle with a unique range of movement, that when combined with elbow movement enables the hand to perform a myriad functions. Although the human shoulder girdle is capable of large ...
The aetiology of subacromial impingement syndrome
Subacromial impingement syndrome has been described as the most common form of shoulder pathology (Jobe and Jobe, 1983; Kessel and Watson, 1977). Neer (1972, 1983) argued that 100% of impingement lesions and 95% of rotator ...