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Achieving Consensus Across Diverse Stakeholders on Quality Measures for Mental Healthcare
Objective:Quality-improvement efforts are hindered by a lack of consensus on meaningful and feasible measures of care. The objective of this study was to develop a core set of quality measures forExpand
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When is antipsychotic polypharmacy supported by research evidence? Implications for QI.
BACKGROUND Concurrent use of multiple standing antipsychotics (antipsychotic polypharmacy) is increasingly common among both inpatients and outpatients. Although this has often been cited as aExpand
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I-CAN: A New Instrument to Classify Support Needs for People with Disability: Part I +
+Background The supports paradigm has shifted focus from assessing competence and deficits among people with disabilities to identifying supports needed to live meaningful and productive lives inExpand
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Evaluation of person-level heterogeneity of treatment effects in published multiperson N-of-1 studies: systematic review and reanalysis
Objective Individual patients with the same condition may respond differently to similar treatments. Our aim is to summarise the reporting of person-level heterogeneity of treatment effects (HTE) inExpand
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The use of restrictive interventions in Victoria, Australia: Population data for 2007–2008
The once common use of restrictive interventions (the use of restraint and seclusion) for controlling the behaviour of people with an intellectual disability is now coming under greater scrutiny byExpand
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Rethinking Respite Policy for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Respite care is one of a range of support services typically available to carers of people with dependencies who need a break from caring, and the factors that influence the need for respite care areExpand
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Board on chip-ball grid array (BOC-BGA/sup TM/) package. A new design for high frequency application (package design and reliability)
This Board on chip-Ball grid array (BOC-BGA/sup TM/) packaging concept has been developed for memory devices to cater for high frequency application. The shorter electric path between IC chip andExpand
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Stolen voices: Facilitated communication is an abuse of human rights
Abstract Despite the overwhelming research evidence discrediting the validity of Facilitated Communication (FC), Lilienfeld, Marshall, Todd and Shane (2015) have demonstrated that the use of FC isExpand
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The impact of traumatic brain injury on the mental health outcomes of individuals and their family carers
Abstract Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and life-long disability. The impact of TBI on the person and family carers is significant and long-term, such that personsExpand
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How’s the Weather? Relationship Between Weather and Trauma Admissions at a Level I Trauma Center
BackgroundIt is believed commonly that the rate of trauma admissions is affected by weather, particularly temperature.ObjectiveWe hypothesized that there are significant relationships betweenExpand
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