James Pollard

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This paper is concerned with the application of context-aware computing to museums and art galleries. The paper reports three studies addressing this issue. The first study involved a survey of visitors to an art gallery and focused on visitor activity and information requirements. This led to the conclusion that one could define visitor types and relate(More)
BACKGROUND The clinical presentation of M. ulcerans disease and the safety and effectiveness of treatment may differ in elderly compared with younger populations related to relative immune defficiencies, co-morbidities and drug interactions. However, elderly populations with M. ulcerans disease have not been comprehensively studied. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL(More)
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has increased to epidemic proportions in recent years. The carriage of C. difficile among healthy adults and hospital inpatients has been established. We sought to determine whether C. difficile colonization exists among healthcare workers (HCWs) in our setting. METHODS A point prevalence study of stool(More)
The Paris Declaration of Aid Effectiveness (2005) poses important challenges to the world of development cooperation. It is based on the simple but important assumption that aid will be more effective if the actions and behavioural changes listed as commitments under the five principles (ownership, alignment, harmonisation, managing for results and mutual(More)
INTRODUCTION The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), has identified the need to assist grantees conducting clinical trials by providing generic monitoring plans. Ongoing study monitoring of treatment outcomes is recognized as the ethical responsibility of study investigators to(More)
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