Camilla Lees

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BACKGROUND An increasing number of functionally dependent older people require care and medical treatment. Increasingly governments are shifting resources into community care expecting both reduction in costs and improvement in the quality of care. However, it is difficult to establish the costs and benefits of institutional and the alternative at-home(More)
Contrary to expectations, a study of 81 adolescent drug and/or alcohol addicts produced results quite similar to those found among an adult addicted population (Griffin-Shelley, 1986). On the Bem Sex-Role Inventory (Bem, 1974), these young people rated themselves, in descending order, Undifferentiated (43.2%), Masculine (23.5%), Androgynous (18.5%), and(More)
BACKGROUND An increasing number of functionally dependent older people require care and medical treatment. Increasingly governments are shifting resources into community care expecting both reduction in costs and improvement in the quality of care. However, it is difficult to establish the costs and benefits of institutional and the alternative at-home(More)
AIM To investigate staff perceptions of the burden of alcohol-related presentations on emergency departments (ED) in New Zealand and the impact on staff of alcohol-related ED presentations. METHODS A survey of Wellington Regional Hospital ED staff was conducted using a written questionnaire to measure the impact of alcohol on: staff assault rates,(More)
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