Alex Gatherer

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This information is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of TB CAP and do not necessarily refl ect the views of USAID or the United States Government. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The writing committee would like to thank the members of the(More)
Based on the experience of many countries in Europe and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and staff. This especially requires that everyone(More)
An instrument was developed to study the use of hospital beds and discharge arrangements of a cohort of 847 admissions to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, for a three week period during February-March 1986. For only 38% of bed days were patients considered to have medical, nursing, or life support reasons for requiring a provincial teaching hospital(More)
C Cr ri im mi in na al l j ju us st ti ic ce e a as ss se es ss sm me en nt t t to oo ol lk ki it t CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES 6 United Nations publication Printed in Austria The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations(More)
A census was taken of outpatient bookings at all hospitals and health centres in Oxfordshire for the main medical and surgical specialities. Nine per cent of all bookings were to peripheral clinics (that is, those outsie the two main medical centres at Oxford and Banbury). About half of all bookings in the area were made to clinics within three of four(More)
The needs of women held in detention have received little attention and continue to be neglected by health systems and prison authorities. One reason for this, too readily accepted until now, is that women prisoners are a clear minority group within prisons all over the world. It is only recently that attention has been drawn to the fact that a minority(More)
The Attention: Distraction/Inhibition Excitation Scale (ADIECAS) is a measure of individual differences hitherto used with children with special needs. The present study shows that the ADIECAS retains adequate factor structure and internal consistency with children who do not have special needs. Factor analysis yielded three dimensions:(More)
Two hundred and forty-seven completed Behaviour Assessment Records (BAR) for people with learning difficulties living in hospital, community residential facilities or the family home were subjected to item analysis and factor analysis. The instrument as a whole proved to be highly internally consistent, although the corrected item-total correlation(More)
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