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BACKGROUND Access to medical records on the Internet has been reported to be acceptable and popular with patients, although most published evaluations have been of primary care or office-based practice. We tested the feasibility and acceptability of making unscreened results and data from a complex chronic disease pathway (renal medicine) available to(More)
Chiropractic has endured a turbulent history, marked by tremendous advances in areas such as education and licensing while marred by interprofessional conflict and a poor public image. The prolonged interprofessional conflict was instrumental in shaping the culture of chiropractic. These obstacles have long-since been removed although there are lingering(More)
The European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Registry has produced a new set of primary renal diagnosis (PRD) codes that are intended for use by affiliated registries. It is designed specifically for use in renal centres and registries but is aligned with international coding standards supported by the WHO(More)
BACKGROUND The object of the study was to develop an artificial neural network (ANN) to identify patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN) with a poor prognosis and to compare the predictions of the ANN with the predictions of six experienced nephrologists. METHODS The following data from the time of renal biopsy were retrieved from the records of 54 patients(More)
and evaluation of a device for mechanomyography in anaesthetized Göttingen minipigs' Veterinary General rights Copyright for the publications made accessible via the Edinburgh Research Explorer is retained by the author(s) and / or other copyright owners and it is a condition of accessing these publications that users recognise and abide by the legal(More)
BACKGROUND Online access to all or part of their health records is widely demanded by patients and, where provided in form of patient portals, has been substantially used by at least subgroups of patients, particularly those with chronic disease. However, little is reported regarding the longer-term patient use of patient-accessible electronic health record(More)
Testing printed circuit boards continues to be an issue, especially for evolving and emerging test technologies like boundary scan (IEEE 1149.1/JTAG). This paper discusses a method for validating the testability of a PCB with JTAG before the first PCB prototype is built. It describes a tool that helps to align the objectives of both design and test in a(More)
Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a common, painful and disabling condition which is typically slow to resolve. Patients with this condition will be seen in every musculoskeletal practitioner's clinic on a regular basis. There is a wide variety of treatment modalities available, some more effective than others. This article reviews the literature on(More)