Brian Boswell

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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)
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)
The theoretical balance between yarding with cable logging systems and expanding road access in steep and mountainous terrain may be influenced by the uncertainty of expected logging production for longer yarding distances. Intuitively speaking, shorter yarding distances provide higher production with less uncertainty but require more roads. Risk assessment(More)
Chinedu I. Ossai*, Brian Boswell, Ian J. Davies Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia. Abstract 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(More)
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