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Estimation of the risk of stroke in Black populations in Barbados and South London
Background and Purpose— The incidence of stroke in black populations is a public health issue, but how risk varies between black communities is unclear. Methods— Population-based registers in South London (SLSR) and Barbados ...
Agreement between responses to a standardized asthma questionnaire and a questionnaire following a demonstration of asthma symptoms in adults
Asthma epidemiology relies heavily on standardized questionnaires, but little is known about the understanding of asthma symptoms among adults in the community. In 2004, the authors assessed the level of agreement between ...
Post-stroke survival for Black-Caribbean populations in Barbados and South London
Background and Purpose—There are variations in mortality rates for stroke in black communities, but the factors associated with survival remain unclear. Methods—The authors studied population-based stroke registers with ...
Providing interactive access to architectural floorplans for blind people
The TeDUB system is a new method for providing access to graphic information for blind people, using synthetic speech, sounds and forcefeedback information from a joystick. Currently certain types of visual diagram, such ...
Untreated asthma, final height and sitting height/leg length ratio in Chile
Objective: There is uncertainty as to whether asthma has an effect on final height. We investigated using subjective and objective assessments whether untreated asthma is associated with final height, leg length and sitting ...
Spirituality and learning disabilties: A qualitative study
(Quay Books, 2006)
Nurses' responses to expert patients: The rhetoric and reality of self-management in long-term conditions: A grounded theory study
Background: Against the backdrop in the western world of increasing prevalence of chronic disease, active and informed patients and a policy emphasis on self-management, this English study explored health professionals’ ...