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Is there a rationale for rationing chronic dialysis? : A hospital based cohort study of factors affecting survival and morbidity
Objectives To determine factors influencing survival and need for hospitalisation in patients needing dialysis, and to define the potential basis for rationing access to renal replacement therapy. Design Hospital based ...
Review : Caring for children of differing cultures
- The term ’culture’ is open to diverse interpretation. - The provision of culturally-sensitive care to children and their families is a challenge which nurses cannot avoid. - There are a range of potential methods of ...
"Saying is one thing: doing is another" : the role of observation in marketing research
Observation does not often appear as a research methodology in the marketing literature: this may be because it is sometimes hard to quantify the outcomes of observational research at the outset, or because it is considered ...
Auditory navigation in hyperspace : Design and evaluation of a non-visual hypermedia system for blind users
This paper presents the design and evaluation of a hypermedia system for blind users, making use of a non-visual interface, non-speech sounds, three input devices, and a 37 node hypermedia module. The important components ...
Initial evaluations of a robot mobility aid for frail and elderly visually impaired persons
(IOS Press, 1999)
The Personal Adaptive Mobility Aid (PAM-AID) is an intelligent, indoor mobility aid for frail and elderly visually impaired persons which will provide both physical and navigational support For walking. The objective is ...
Establishing initial user requirements for PAM-AID: a mobility and support device to assist frail and elderly visually impaired persons
(IOS Press, 1998)
The PAM-AID project aims to build an intelligent, indoor mobility aid for frail and elderly visually impaired people which will provide both physical and navigational support for walking. The objective is to allow users ...
The impact of a realistic cache structure on a high performance Superscalar architecture
(University of Hertfordshire, 1998)
Despite the widely held belief that the most limiting factor in processor performance is the memory hierarchy, much of the recent research into multiple instruction issue techniques assumes a perfect cache structure with ...
Reproductive health needs across the lifespan
(Open University Press, 1998)