Corinne Camilleri-Ferrante

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OBJECTIVE To investigate differences between hospitals in clinical management of patients admitted with fractured hip and to relate these to mortality at 90 days. DESIGN A prospective audit of process and outcome of care based on interviews with patients, abstraction from records with standard proforma, and follow up at three months. Data were analysed(More)
Interval cancer rates are a major determinant of the success of a screening programme. In the Swedish two county study, on which the United Kingdom programme is based, a 39% reduction in mortality was observed in screened women aged 50-64. Using data from the Swedish study, the relationship between interval cancer incidence and the likely future effect on(More)
OBJECTIVE As part of an evaluation of a team midwifery scheme we assessed the satisfaction of community and hospital midwives and their views about working practices and care provided. DESIGN Survey of complete enumeration of community midwives (most working in teams) and hospital midwives providing antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care to a(More)
There is compelling evidence that combinations of antiretroviral drugs are significantly more effective than monotherapy and appear, at least in the short run, to offset problems caused by the rapid emergence of drug resistance which is characteristic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.1,2 The routine prescribing of combination antiretroviral(More)
PROBLEM The first East Anglian audit of hip fracture was conducted in eight hospitals during 1992. There were significant differences between hospitals in 90-day mortality, development of pressure sores, median lengths of hospital stay, and in most other process measures. Only about half the survivors recovered their pre-fracture physical function. A marked(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the views of women using one team midwifery scheme and compare them with women using more traditional models of midwifery care. DESIGN Postal and interview survey of 1482 consecutive women delivering over a six-month period. SETTING Hospital and community in the South-East of England. SAMPLES Three groups of women were surveyed:(More)
This report presents the results of a survey of general practitioners (GPs) working alongside a midwifery team in south-east England. Sixty-nine per cent of the GPs thought team midwifery was a good idea in theory. However, just 37% thought it was working well locally and 56% reported that they would like to go back to working in the way they did before. Of(More)