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People with ID represent approximately 2% of the population and, as a group, experience poorer health than the general population. This article presents recent conceptualizations that begin to disentangle health from disability, summarizes the literature from 1999 to 2005 in terms of the cascade of disparities, reviews intervention issues and promising(More)
During 1999-2000, Ethiopia was brought to the edge of a major disaster, with some 10 million people estimated to be in need offood assistance at the height of the crisis. A repeat of the catastrophic famine of 1984-5 was avoided, but the numbers of people affected, the loss of life and the destruction of livelihoods made this one of the most serious crises(More)
Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the numerous individuals and institutions that provided background research, insights and resources to this study. Particular thanks are also due to those that participated in and helped co-or-ganise the Roundtable Series 'Humanitarian Space: a Review of Trends and Issues', mainly the School of Oriental and(More)
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A Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry donor was serologically typed, using both alloantisera and monoclonal antibodies, as human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A2, A-, but typed by polymerase chain reaction sequence-specific priming as HLA-A*01, A*02. Full gene sequencing of the A*01 separated allele indicated an apparently normal A*01:01:01:01 apart from a silent(More)
Prior knowledge of the likely or expected outcome of a forensic investigation has been shown to produce biases in the results obtained, reducing objectivity. The wide prevalence of such cognitive biases in many judgments has long been recognised by social psychologists, but its importance is only now gaining appreciation within forensic science communities.(More)
To identify some of the reasons for the declining financial health of hospitals in large urban areas, staff from the Catholic Health Association's Department of Research and Information gathered data on such factors as average total profit margins, Medicare PPS margins, payer mix, and deductions from revenue between 1982 and 1989. In addition, the study(More)
Gathering data about the emotional journey of a product and user experience is on the forefront of both user and customer experience, but the question remains: What is the best way to do this? There are sloughs of solutions that claim to capture the user's emotions in various ways: via biometrics, facial analysis, vocal analysis, and more. While some of(More)
Socioeconomic trends and developments within the U.S. healthcare system have challenged rural hospitals' ability to maintain adequate operating margins and offer needed services. However, some hospitals have fared better in this negative environment than have others. To clarify factors that distinguish the most viable rural Catholic hospitals from the least(More)
A predictive model of criminality in civil psychiatric populations Users may access full items free of charge; copies of full text items generally can be reproduced, displayed or performed and given to third parties in any format or medium for personal research or study, educational or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge, provided: •(More)