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Assessment of the reproducibility of the lactulose H2 breath test as a measure of mouth to caecum transit time.
The lactulose H2 breath test is in use as a simple non-invasive measurement of mouth to caecum transit time, but its reproducibility has never been assessed. We have examined the reproducibility of
Independent School Governance.
Findings of a study that examined the role of the governing body in the independent school's self-renewing processes are presented in this paper. From the holistic paradigm, the school is viewed as a
Evaluation of one-visit endoscopic clinic for patients with dyspepsia.
Instant endoscopy with a small-diameter endoscope provides a convenient and fast primary diagnostic service for patients with dyspepsia and its acceptability was high for both patients and doctors.
Open-access endoscopy service for general practitioners.
The MB ChB(Otago) dates from 1962 and, as stated by Dr Hocken, the first 120 students from the self-sufficient school at Auckland graduated in 1974.
The Implementation of Peer-Assisted Leadership in Australia: A Means of Spanning the Chasms that Divide.
This paper examines and discusses two professional support and development programs for principals in Australia. Peer-Assisted Leadership (PAL) is a program implemented in Australia in the
The Self-Managing School: A Matter of Being and of Becoming.
This paper explores possibilities within a paradigm that is an alternative to the reductionist, mechanistic paradigm of school-based management. The use of a "sporting team" concept (from a dynamic,
Metaphors as Storehouses of Expectation
Drawing upon a research project initially undertaken by Allan Beavis, this article explores how metaphors are used to identify and store some of the expectations which structure the interactions and
Junior hospital staff contract
It is thought that laparoscopic sterilisation is a major advance in terms of lowered postoperative morbidity, patient acceptability and shorter hospital stay, and the most appropriate method of Laparoscopic tubal occlusion remains to be determined.