Kate Watson

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BACKGROUND Shock and severe tissue injury lead to an endogenous coagulopathy mediated by activation of Protein C and hyperfibrinolysis known as acute traumatic coagulopathy. Together, hemodilution, acidosis, inflammation, and hypothermia result in a global trauma-induced coagulopathy. Coagulopathy in trauma is associated with mortality. Early and effective(More)
AIM The article reports on the recommendations from the Diabetes Primary Prevention Project that was initiated and funded by the Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and developed by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. METHOD Essential components of statewide programs are delineated for effective(More)
BACKGROUND We performed this study to optimize reconstituted lyophilized plasma (LP) into a minimal volume fluid that provides effective hemostatic resuscitation for trauma while minimizing logistical limitations. METHODS We performed a prospective, blinded animal study. Plasma was lyophilized following whole blood collection from anesthetized swine. The(More)
How can we use ICT to enhance the quality of pupil learning? The case study below deliberately embedded ICT within the context of an existing scheme of work to develop 11–12 year olds’ understanding of the skills and processes of historical investigation. It also mapped onto the existing teaching styles of the teachers involved, and reflected their(More)
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