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'llefccu so fthisrepm tisonthecomprative state ofrhe software engineering practice in the U.S. and Japan from a software process perspective that is, the report characterizes the softswue processes currently used by software managers and practitioners in the U.S. and Japan. The U.S. data for this comparative study of the state of software practice in the(More)
Recovery-oriented practice, an approach aligned towards the service user perspective, has dominated the mental health care arena. Numerous studies have explored service users' accounts of the purpose, meaning and importance of 'recovery'; however, far less is known about healthcare staff confidence in its application to care delivery. A self-efficacy(More)
Julia Gale obtained a Ph.D. in structural geology from Exeter University in 1987. She taught structural geology and tectonics for 12 years at the University of Derby. She moved to the University of Texas at Austin in 1998, working as a research associate first in the Department of Geological Sciences and then the Bureau of Economic Geology. Her interests(More)
Research suggests that clients need to be made aware of the relationship between thinking and emotional and behavioural reactions at the start of the therapeutic work. This paper looks at the clinical processes of educating the client about this relationship in a seven-step ABC model. Rationales for each of the seven steps are given. The model illustrates(More)
Julia Gale obtained a Ph.D. in structural geology from Exeter University in 1987. She taught structural geology and tectonics for 12 years at the University of Derby. She moved to the University of Texas at Austin in 1998, working as a research associate first in the Department of Geological Sciences and then at the Bureau of Economic Geology. Her interests(More)
The Olmos Formation is composed of shelf, shoreface, and delta-system sandstones and associated mudstones. Facies architecture has distinct lateral and vertical variations. Cores are essential for documenting specific facies, and such cores are rare. Hy-drodynamic and biological features down to several inches are, however, apparent and recognizable on(More)
BACKGROUND All new nurses in England from 2013 will be educated at the point of registration to the degree level. A study was undertaken into the first-year experience of one cohort on the new degree programme at one university. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate nursing students' experience during the first year of the degree programme in(More)
AIM To investigate the views of senior nurse and human resource managers of strategies to retain hospital nurses in a metropolitan area. BACKGROUND Against a global shortage, retaining nurses is a management imperative for the quality of hospital services. METHOD Semi-structured interviews, thematically analysed. RESULTS Metropolitan areas have many(More)
BACKGROUND With recent reports of public enquiries into failure to care, universities are under pressure to ensure that candidates selected for undergraduate nursing programmes demonstrate academic potential as well as characteristics and values such as compassion, empathy and integrity. The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) was used in one university as a way(More)