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Autism in Glasgow: cumulative incidence and the effects of referral age, deprivation and geographical location.
TLDR
The geographical variation in the cumulative incidence of autism in children up to 6 years in Greater Glasgow observed is likely to represent differences in the care pathway between areas, and may also explain the observed association with deprivation.
History of cervical cancer and the role of the human papillomavirus, 1960–2000
Annotated and edited transcript of a Witness Seminar held on 13 May 2008. Introduction by Professor Anne M Johnson, Division of Population Health and Institute for Global Health, UCL. First published
Early Development of Total Hip Replacement
Total hip replacement effectively began in the UK in 1938 and has led to widely used, commercially successful, mass-produced devices that relieve pain for an ever increasing period. The Witness
Foot and Mouth Disease: The 1967 outbreak and its aftermath
The transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 11 December 2001. First published by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History
History of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children , c.1980-2000
TLDR
Annotated and edited transcript of a Witness Seminar held on 24 May 2011, edited by Professor David Gordon.
Population-based Research in South Wales: The MRC Pneumoconiosis Research Unit and the MRC Epidemiology Unit, vol. 13.
TLDR
Volume 13 includes reminiscences from interviews with former members of both units and a section on the impact on data analysis from steadily increasing computational capacity.
Prenatal corticosteroids for reducing morbidity and mortality after preterm birth, vol. 25.
TLDR
This Witness Seminar discussed the influence of Liggins' and Howie's 1972 paper announcing results, and subsequent work by Avery and Kotas on induction of pulmonary surfactant in lambs, and other subjects included Crowley's 1981 systematic review of four RCTs.
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Annotated and edited transcript of a Witness Seminar in collaboration with the Department of Kowledge Management and Sharing, WHO, held in Geneva, 26 February 2010. Introduction by Professor Virginia
The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Limited Understanding of Ageism
  • L. Reynolds
  • Sociology, Medicine
    Journal of aging & social policy
  • 12 June 2020
TLDR
The pandemic is discussed as a “focusing event” that exemplifies the extreme social consequence of ageism for the entire older population and suggests revisions to the Elder Justice Act and utilization of programs such as the Reframing Aging, Age-Friendly University, and Ageism First Aid initiatives to reduce ageism in the wake of the pandemic.
Ashes to ashes : the history of smoking and health
Contributors. Stephen LOCK: Introduction. Jordan GOODMAN: Webs of Drug Dependence: Towards a Political History of Tobacco. Matthew HILTON and Simon NIGHTINGALE: 'A Microbe of the Devil's Own Make':
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