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OBJECTIVE To test whether a drug review and symptom self management and lifestyle advice intervention by community pharmacists could reduce hospital admissions or mortality in heart failure patients. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING Home based intervention in heart failure patients. PARTICIPANTS 293 patients diagnosed with heart failure(More)
In spite of the considerable research on sustainability, reports suggest that we are barely any closer to a more sustainable society. As such, there is an urgent need to improve the effectiveness of human efforts towards sustainability. A clearer and more unified understanding of sustainability among different people and sectors could help to facilitate(More)
BACKGROUND Nulojix(®) is a fusion protein composed of the Fc portion of a human IgG1 linked to the extracellular modified domain of CTLA-4. Nulojix differs from another Bristol Myers Squibb product, Orencia(®) by two amino acids and was approved by the FDA on 15 June 2011 for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in adult patients receiving kidney transplant.(More)
Abstract Towards addressing ontological issues in design cognition research, this paper presents the first generic classification of cognitive processes investigated in protocol studies on conceptual design cognition. The classification is based on a systematic review of 47 studies published over the past 30 years. Three viewpoints on the nature of design(More)
This paper reports findings from the first systematic review of protocol studies focusing specifically on conceptual design cognition, aiming to answer the following research question:What is our current understanding of the cognitive processes involved in conceptual design tasks carried out by individual designers? We reviewed 47 studies on architectural(More)
In this paper, we present the irst generic framework for selecting comprehensive material/energetic sustainability performance indicators (SPIs) for technical systems: the S-Cycle Performance Matrix (SCPMatrix). This novel matrix is comprised of 6 generic sustainability goals, 11 SPI archetypes, and 23 corresponding metrics identiied from our previously(More)
INTRODUCTION The generation of creative visual imagery contributes to technological and scientific innovation and production of visual art. The underlying cognitive and neural processes are, however, poorly understood. METHODS This review synthesizes functional neuroimaging studies of visual creativity. Seven functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)(More)
This paper reports the first systematic review and synthesis of protocol studies on conceptual design cognition. 47 studies from the domains of architectural design, engineering design, and product design engineering were reviewed towards answering the following question: What is our current understanding of the cognitive processes involved in conceptual(More)
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