Jayne Dawkins

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BACKGROUND The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is now a standard assessment format and while examiner training is seen as essential to assure quality, there appear to be no widely accepted measures of examiner performance. METHODS The objective of this study was to determine whether the routine training provided to examiners improved(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE This exploratory study examined the role of anxiety sensitivity (AS) as a factor contributing to outcome following minor head injury (MHI). Recent research has implicated AS in perception of pain intensity after orthopaedic trauma. AS, therefore, has the potential to mediate perception of and reaction to post-concussion symptoms at an(More)
Vinyl chloride (VC) tetramer has been studied as a representative oligomer that has the potential for migration from plastics packaging. Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) bottles for retail beverages were analysed by a process of dissolution followed by gas chromatography. Tetramer levels ranged from 70 to 190 mg/kg in the plastic. When these bottles were tested(More)
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