Schank is referring to the traditional classroom model of instruction and learning. The classroom model continues as a delivery model because it is such a familiar and accepted environment. However, the classroom model of instruction and learning has numerous weaknesses. A significant weakness is that classroom learning is separated from and has little or… (More)
In 5 years, 64 solid hepatic lesions have been referred for diagnosis and management which have been found unexpectedly on organ imaging in well patients. We have called this lesion a "dystychoma". Patients have undergone a two phase investigation programme which allows a diagnosis without admission to hospital in about 50% of cases. About three quarters of… (More)
Amongst 17 patients with hepatic focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) encountered at Westmead Hospital between 1981 and 1990, FNH was found in association with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in three (3/17), one male and two females, one of whom also had peliosis and an hepatic adenoma. FNH was also found in association with other conditions which may affect… (More)
This paper introduces focus group methodology and discusses its relevance to those researching health care provision. As a qualitative data collection technique, the focus group has advantages over other qualitative methods, such as the in-depth interview and nominal group technique. This paper highlights these advantages after providing guidelines on group… (More)
A case of Cholangitis Glandularis Proliferans (CAGP) in association with a cholangiocarcinoma of the common bile duct as described. This is the eighth case of CAGP described and the second association with cholangiocarcinoma.