Margaret Hurley

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The intracellular distribution of lectin receptor sites was studied in the rat Pyla osteoblasts using immunofluorescence at the confocal microscopy level. This immortalized cell line was found to represent a satisfactory model to study the occurrence and distribution of sugar moieties. Our data showed distinct affinity patterns of lectins recognizing(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness of graded exercise therapy (GET), counselling (COUNS) and usual care plus a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) booklet (BUC) for people presenting with chronic fatigue in primary care. METHOD A randomized controlled trial in general practice. The main outcome measure was the change in the Chalder fatigue score(More)
AIMS This paper is a report of a study that compared relevant attitudinal dimensions of Registered Nurses and nursing aides working within a Young Offenders' Institute and two young people's forensic units in the United Kingdom towards young people in their care who self-harm. BACKGROUND Nurses caring for young people within secure environments may engage(More)
This project strives to improve our understanding of the environmental behavior of energetic materials (EM) in soil and water resources, to facilitate development of improved remediation strategies. The current work uses pseudo- potential DFT/Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics to study the interaction of traditional and model notional energetic materials in the(More)
BACKGROUND The It's a Goal! programme utilises football metaphor and football venues as a means to frame and deliver a non-clinical, group-based therapeutic intervention, targeting men with mental health needs. A pilot in the North West of England was hosted by seven professional football clubs in partnership with local Primary Care Trusts. AIMS To(More)
The objectives of this study were to examine aspects of organization of a proposed national screening programme based in general practice. The target population of women aged 25-59 years and their general practitioners (GPs), in a defined inner city area, was identified from a population register of persons eligible for free medical services; a computerized(More)
This is an attempt to evaluate the results of planned changes on a long-stay rehabilitation ward in a traditional mental hospital in England. The ward was housing a mixture of groups of patients of differing types and needs. The results of our study suggest that it is possible to improve patient care and staff morale on similar wards without extra staff,(More)
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