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This paper analyzes the complex nature of collaboration in hospitals. Information-sharing under different technological regimes and work organizations is examined with special attention to the role of different types of screen-based records. The need for supporting local practices, professional distance and the different world views of the medical and(More)
BACKGROUND The immunosuppressive properties of regulatory T cells have emerged as an attractive tool for the development of immunotherapies in various disease contexts, e.g. to treat transplantation induced immune reactions. This paper focuses on the process of obtaining and functionally characterizing CD4+CD25+FoxP3+ regulatory T cells and Tr1 cells from(More)
BACKGROUND : The practice environments of nurses have been studied extensively in inpatient settings, but rarely in the ambulatory context. As the majority of cancer care is delivered in ambulatory settings, a better understanding of the nursing practice environment may contribute to quality improvement efforts. OBJECTIVE : We sought to examine the(More)
INTRODUCTION Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), are pervasive developmental disorders, which are defined by qualitative impairment in reciprocal social interaction and communication as well as by stereotyped repetitive behaviour. Newer epidemiological studies report a prevalence of 1 %. However, parents and self-help organisations report a considerable lack(More)
Transmissible spongiforme Enzephalopathien (TSEs) sind eine Gruppe von Krankheiten, die sich dadurch auszeichnen, dass sie sowohl spontan auftreten, als auch erblich und infektiös sind. Das übertragbare Pathogen – das Prion – unterscheidet sich von anderen Krankheitserregern durch den Verzicht auf Nukleinsäuren als Bestandteil. Seine wichtigste und(More)