Charles Young

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OBJECTIVE A research prototype Physician Workstation (PWS) incorporating a graphical user interface and a drug ordering module was compared with the existing hospital information system in an academic Veterans Administration General Medical Clinic. Physicians in the intervention group received recommendations for drug substitutions to reduce costs and were(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of the new UK alcohol licensing law on overnight attendances to the emergency department. METHODS A retrospective cohort study at the emergency department of St Thomas' Hospital, London over 2 months, one before and one after the introduction of the new legislation. All people over the age of 16 years who attended the(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this research is to obtain accurate drinking norms for students living in the university residences in preparation for future social norms interventions that would allow individual students to compare their drinking to an appropriate reference group. METHOD Random cluster sampling was used to obtain data from 318 residence(More)
s a p p INTRODUCTION This perspective article discusses how publishers might measure clinical relevance and impact following publication. It is written from a publisher’s point of view and aims to prompt discussion and debate rather than to be an end point in and of itself. We do not attempt to discuss assessment of clinical relevance and impact prior to(More)
Negotiations surrounding sexual activity are characterised by multiple power disparities that include race, social status and age, with gender being the most dominant differential in heterosexual interactions. Research has shown that women are physiologically more at risk of contracting HIV than men, as indicated by the higher infection rates of the former.(More)
Medicine is becoming more personal – and not a minute too soon. Clinicians have always cared about individual patients. But it’s easy to lose sight of individuals when the number of patients passing through your healthcare service is huge and growing rapidly, and when the austere financial climate necessitates strict targets often applying to populations of(More)
removal of her furniture to another house; and, according to her husband's account, being a somewhat delicate woman, it was thought that the exertion consequent on their removal had induced this attack. She was not then in a condition to excite any serious apprehensions. Her pulse was good in volume, somewhat accelerated; the abdomen was slightly tender on(More)
The translation of well established psychometric tools from English into Xhosa may assist in improving access to psychological services for Xhosa speakers. The aim of this study was to translate the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation - Outcome Measure (CORE-OM), a measure of general distress and dysfunction developed in the UK, into Xhosa for use at(More)