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GPs’ perceptions of the management of ADHD in primary care: a study of Wandsworth GPs
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a growing diagnosis in child mental health in the UK and is increasingly being treated with methylphenidate (Ritalin, Equasym, Concerta). There are,Expand
'They look like my kind of people'--perceptions of smoking images in youth magazines.
Ten years ago research showed that pro-smoking images were prevalent in British youth magazines, whereas there was little coverage of smoking and health. Since then there has been a great expansionExpand
Improved arthritic knee health in a pilot RCT of phytotherapy
Although practitioner-prescribed `western' herbal medicine (phytotherapy) is a popular complementary therapy in the UK, no clinical studies have been reported on patient-orientated outcomes. TheExpand
Occupational asthma from sensitisation to 4,4-methylene-bismorpholine in clean metalworking fluid
To the Editor: European Respiratory Society guidelines on the management of work-related asthma recommend that occupational asthma with an allergic mechanism should be diagnosed by both identifyingExpand
Advanced roles in respiratory healthcare science: it's not just spirometry
Advanced clinical practitioner (ACP) roles in nursing began as early as the 1970s. Expand
Diagnosis of occupational asthma from serial measurements of forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) using the Area Between Curves (ABC) score from the Oasys plotter
Objectives To identify the changes in serial 2-hourly forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) measurements required to identify occupational asthma (OA) using the Oasys Area Between Curves (ABC)Expand
P32 Symptomology versus physiology: trialling long term non-invasive ventilation in a motor neurone disease clinical cohort
Introduction MND is a terminal, neurodegenerative condition resulting in muscle weakness leading to chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF). NIV is an evidence-based therapy for treating bothExpand
A new method for performing specific challenge tests to chlorine-releasing agents
Introduction: Most healthcare settings use chlorine-releasing tablets to disinfect clinical areas. We have seen a number of healthcare professionals at the Birmingham Chest Clinic UK, with suspectedExpand