Ken W Dunn

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This trial compared two approaches used to introduce parenting skills in a residential staff training program. Fifty staff were randomly assigned to: mastery modelling in which videotaped models demonstrated new skills, coping modelling problem solving (CMPS) in which participants formulated their own solutions to the errors depicted by videotaped models,(More)
BACKGROUND Biological products (tissue engineered skin, allograft and xenograft, and biological dressings) are widely used in the treatment of burns, chronic wounds, and other forms of acute injury. However, the religious and ethical issues, including consent, arising from their use have never been addressed in the medical literature. AIMS This study was(More)
3D microscopy visualization has the potential of playing a significant role in the study of 3D cellular structures in biomedical research. Such potential, however, has not been fully realized due to the difficulties of current visualization methods in coping with the unique nature of microscopy image volumes, such as low image contrast, noise and unknown(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe, for the first time, distribution (by geography, age, sex) and time trends in burn injury in England and Wales over the period that the international Burn Injury Database (iBID) has been in place. SETTING Data from the iBID for the years 2003-2011 were used for a retrospective descriptive observational study of specialised services(More)
UNLABELLED Some burn wounds take longer to heal than others, but this cannot be fully explained by physical factors such as burn size and depth. Research interest has therefore focussed on the potential contribution of psychological factors, such as perception of the burn and distress, to the wound healing process. OBJECTIVES Using the framework of(More)
Self-control of swallowing and positive reinforcement were used to eliminate drooling of a non-vocal 16-year-old with severe spastic quadriplegia. Prompts for self-controlled swallowing appeared to be more effective than positive reinforcement. The effects of treatment were maintained at three-month follow-up, but not at six months. Drooling was eliminated(More)
  • York Health, Economics Consortium, Ken Dunn
  • 2001
Immediate-Burn Facility-CHAPTER 7: MANAGED CLINICAL MONITORING AND FUTURE ROLE APPENDIX 6: NON-Foreword The National Burn Care Review Committee (NBCRC) has approached the task of reviewing the organisation and delivery of burn injury care in the British Isles with the intention of recommending changes to improve the overall quality of the service. It is(More)
BACKGROUND The UK has one of the highest rates for deaths from fire and flames in children aged 0-14 years compared to other high income countries. Evidence shows that smoke alarms can reduce the risk of fire-related injury but little exists on their cost-effectiveness. We aimed to compare the cost effectiveness of different interventions for the uptake of(More)