Andrew James Russell

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BACKGROUND In healthy people, rhythmic activation of the motor cortex in the 15-30 Hz frequency range accompanies and contributes to voluntarily-generated postural contractions of contralateral muscle. In patients with Parkinson's disease, an abnormal low-frequency activation of the motor areas of the cortex occurs and has been directly linked to the(More)
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis is a key focus of cancer control because of its association with survival. Delays in diagnosis can occur throughout the diagnostic pathway, within any one of its three component intervals: the patient interval, the primary care interval and the secondary care interval. DISCUSSION A key focus for help-seeking research in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Medical revalidation decisions need to be reliable if they are to reassure on the quality and safety of professional practice. This study tested an innovative method in which general practitioners (GPs) were assessed on their reflection and response to a set of externally specified feedback. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS 60 GPs and 12 GP appraisers(More)
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