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  • R J Stathers, T P Rollerson, +8 authors Liz Steele
  • 1997
Windthrow is dependent upon the interaction of a great number of factors. The importance of individual factors varies from place to place and from time to time. This handbook is intended to give users an introduction to the subject and to suggest possible options for assessing windthrow hazards and managing windthrow to minimize its impact. IT IS NOT A RULE(More)
OBJECTIVE To conduct a technical appraisal and qualitative interviews with short message service (SMS--mobile phone text message) users in mainstream health care. DESIGN Observation of service usage followed by in-depth semi-structured interviews. SETTING A National Health Service (NHS) general practice in Scotland. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and eighty(More)
BACKGROUND Recruitment to trials in primary care is often difficult, particularly when practice staff need to identify study participants with acute conditions during consultations. The Scottish Acute Recruitment Management Application (SARMA) system is linked to general practice electronic medical record (EMR) systems and is designed to provide recruitment(More)
In this project, we designed an efficient way to manage automated surveillance system data and present it to an operator. We created an operator interface and a message-exchange based data management system to store and communicate surveillance information between a ground-based operator and a simulated surveillance network with limited observational(More)
To estimate the internal pit depth growth and reliability of aged oil and gas pipelines, a Monte Carlo simulation approach was adopted. The average maximum pit depths of corroded pipelines were correlated with the operating parameters-temperature, CO2 partial pressure, pH, flow rate, sulphate ion concentration, chloride ion concentration, water cut and wall(More)
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