Leone Piggford

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OBJECTIVE To examine doctors' perceptions and attitudes to prescribing within the Authority Prescribing System (APS). DESIGN AND SETTING Questionnaire survey of Australian doctors' responses to a number of statements and factorial vignettes, conducted between 1 May and 30 June 2001. PARTICIPANTS A national random sample of 1200 doctors, stratified(More)
A naturally attenuated, human neonatal strain, rotavirus vaccine candidate RV3, was tested in a limited phase II randomized double-blind controlled trial. Doses of 1 ml, containing placebo or 6.5 x 10(5) fluorescent cell forming units (fcfu) of virus in AGMK cells, were given at 3, 5 and 7 months of age. Limited replication in the small intestine is implied(More)
BACKGROUND A key activity for doctors is lifelong learning. This may be as part of professional development, vocational registration, formal postgraduate study, e.g. university diplomas and degrees, or vocational training which leads to fellowship of a professional college. However, there are significant barriers of time and cost that prevent many doctors(More)
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