James Lucas

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The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of an intraoral appliance, the Innsbruck Sensorimotor Activator and Regulator (ISMAR), in improving drooling and eating skills in a group of children with cerebral palsy, and to determine which factors might indicate good candidates for this type of treatment. Eighteen children (13 males, five(More)
iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First and foremost I must thank Dan Moore. I have the privilege of calling him my teacher, mentor, and friend. The wisdom, guidance, and support he continues to provide are more than I ever could have imagined. For this, I am forever grateful. I would also like to give a special thank you to Liesa Moore. Thank you for your friendship and(More)
A significant proportion of the atmospheric pollution that exists particularly in urban areas arises from road vehicles and primarily cars. The European Commission (EC) have introduced a series of regulations, the so called EURO Emission directives from Euro I in 1991 to the present day Euro IV. This legislation and similar ones in other global regions have(More)
All rights reserved. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form by print, photoprint, microfilm or any other means without written permission from the publisher. Acknowledgements This work would not exist, were it not for the support of several people who I would like to thank here. I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to Prof.(More)
The complication of intestinal haemorrhage in a patientwithmeningococcal septicaemiais described. The patientpresentedwithhaemodynamic instability associated with melaena within an intensive care unit. Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and angiography failed to localise the source of bleeding. At laparotomy, an isolated small bowel lesion was(More)
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