Peter Cairns

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UNLABELLED This prospective, cohort study reports early child protection and surveillance process markers for children born to self-proclaimed drug-using mothers. BACKGROUND A strong association is reported between maternal drug use and child abuse in North American studies. There are no systematic data describing this association for the UK population.(More)
INTRODUCTION This prospective, cohort study compares child protection outcomes over the first 5 years of life in a group of children born to self-declared drug-using mothers recruited during pregnancy (cases) and a group of children matched for gestational age, chronological age, maternal neighbourhood and place of delivery whose mothers made no such(More)
AIM Pathways to care (PtC) are a means of examining and understanding routes into mental health care. It is important to examine PtC in order to identify ways in which individuals access services, as well as highlighting barriers or delays to appropriate treatment. This study aimed to examine PtC experienced by young people accessing a pilot specialist(More)
Recommendations are presented for the minimum structural components, special utilities, installations, and other design and operational features which define a microbiologically-secure animal containment facility. These biocontainment parameters are expected to enable the safe housing and handling of livestock and poultry infected with pathogenic agents.(More)
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