David F. Allen

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A computer program, GelExplorer, which uses a new methodology for obtaining quantitative information about electrophoresis has been developed. It provides a straightforward, easy-to-use graphical interface, and includes a number of features which offer significant advantages over existing methods for quantitative gel analysis. The method uses curve fitting(More)
Beginning in 1983, a sharp increase was noted in the number of new admissions for cocaine abuse to the only psychiatric hospital and to the primary outpatient psychiatric clinic in the Bahamas. For the two facilities combined, new admissions for cocaine abuse increased from none in 1982 to 69 in 1983 and to 523 in 1984. Although there was some evidence for(More)
On-court instruction involving either Perception–action training or Perception-only training was used to improve anticipation skill in novice tennis players. A technical instruction group acted as a control. Participants’ ability to anticipate an opponent’s serve was assessed preand posttest using established on-court measures involving frame-by-frame video(More)
The psychiatric morbidity associated with mastectomy and brest cancer was substantially reduced by a specialist nurse who counselled women before and after surgery and monitored their progress. A controlled study was, therefore, carried out to determine what this cost. National Health Service costs were almost wholly covered by savings made because(More)
Set within a fragmented community, The Family: People Helping People (Family) project is a group therapy model that aims to facilitate cultural resocialization through personal transformation. The Family models a nuclear family, and employs a novel, open discussion approach to address various psychosocial issues within the context of the Bahamian society. A(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a 1-day evidence-based medicine (EBM) workshop on physician attitudes and behaviours around teaching and practicing EBM. DESIGN A mixed methods study using a before/after cohort. SETTING A medical school delivering continuing professional development to 1250 clinical faculty over a large(More)