Mary Finlayson

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PURPOSE To determine the effect of hospital work environments on hospital outcomes across multiple countries. DESIGN Primary survey data using a common instrument were collected from separate cross sections of 98 116 bedside care nurses practising in 1406 hospitals in 9 countries between 1999 and 2009. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Nurse burnout and job(More)
Water-lead levels were measured in the homes occupied during the first year of life by 77 mentally retarded children aged two to six years and 77 non-retarded matched controls, and in the homes occupied by their mothers during pregnancy. The water-lead content was significantly higher in the retarded group, and the probability of mental retardation was(More)
The use of methamphetamine in New Zealand has increased significantly over the last decade. Due to the potential of methamphetamine to induce, exacerbate and precipitate psychotic symptoms, this drug has also taken centre stage in several criminal trials considering the sanity of defendants. Highly publicised and often involving contested expert evidence,(More)
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