Catherine Ayre

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We retrospectively reviewed the hospital records of 68 patients who had been referred with an injury to the posterolateral corner of the knee to a specialist knee surgeon between 2005 and 2009. These injuries were diagnosed based on a combination of clinical testing and imaging and arthroscopy when available. In all, 51 patients (75%) presented within 24(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of adverse pregnancy outcome for women with type 1 diabetes is reduced through tight diabetes control. Most women enter pregnancy with inadequate blood glucose control. Interview studies with women suggest the concept of 'planned' and 'unplanned' pregnancies is unhelpful. AIM To explore women's accounts of their journeys to becoming(More)
The 300 ton cosmic ray spectrograph (MARS) has been used to measure the vertical momentum spectrum of cosmic ray muons in the momentum range 20-500GeVlc at sea level. The differential spectrum is well represented by the logarithmic polyi:omial p 3 N ~ ) == -0.524-iO.366 (Inp)--0.0445 (lnp)z+OGOOS (InpI3 where p is in Gev/c and N(p) is in s l cm-* sr-'(More)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the provision of audiovisual materials in UK public libraries and their economic value. Design/methodology/approach – A questionnaire survey of all the public library authorities in the UK was used to investigate current provision of audiovisual material, expected future provision, and the amounts spent on(More)
The commercial availability of ultrasound scans for pregnant women has been controversial yet little is known about why women make use of such services. This article reports on semi-structured interviews with women in the UK who have booked a commercial scan, focusing on the reasons women gave for booking commercially provided ultrasound during a low-risk(More)