Kenneth J. McGarry

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Idiom interpretation tasks are routinely used in the clinical evaluation of adults with brain damage, and idiom processing has received increasing attention in the psycholinguistic literature. Clinical evidence suggests that adults with unilateral right-hemisphere damage (RHD) are insensitive to nonliteral meanings conveyed by idiomatic expressions and(More)
INTRODUCTION The research teams undertook a case study design using a common analytical framework to investigate three provincial (Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Manitoba) knowledge exchange systems. These three knowledge exchange systems seek to generate and enhance the use of evidence in policy development, program planning and evaluation to(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the prevalence, disclosure and adverse effects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in hospitalised patients, and to explore the associations between patients' perceived side-effects and relevant factors. METHODS Patients who were admitted to a district general hospital and met the eligibility(More)
AIMS To develop a Disabilities Terminology Set and quantify the multifaceted needs of disabled children and their families in a district disability clinic population. METHOD Data from structured electronic clinic letters of children attending paediatric disability clinics from June 2007 to May 2012 in Sunderland, north-east England collected at the point(More)
AIMS To pilot prospective data collection by paediatricians at the point of care across England using a defined terminology set; demonstrate feasibility of data collection and utility of data outputs; and confirm that counting the number of needs per child is valid for quantifying complexity. METHOD Paediatricians in 16 hospital and community settings(More)
OBJECTIVE The number of caesarean sections at maternal request without medical indication is increasing. We aimed to explore the views of pregnant women, midwives and doctors using six hypothetical clinical scenarios and compare group views on: (a) perceived appropriateness of requests for caesarean section and (b) the reasons underlying these requests. (More)
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