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This study examined general practitioners' (GPs) satisfaction with services provided by memory clinics and the extent to which the clinics were seen as assisting with the management of their patients with dementia. Thirty-five GPs, who had recently referred patients to the Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) in Victoria, Australia, were(More)
We have conducted in vivo investigations of the rate of clearance of prepared antibody/dsDNA immune complexes from the circulation of rabbits and have correlated the results with some in vitro immunologic properties of the complexes. Those complexes that fix complement most efficiently in vitro (as manifested by their complement-mediated binding to human(More)
Trichoderma reesei is a filamentous fungus widely used as an efficient protein producer and known to secrete large quantities of biomass degrading enzymes. Much work has been done aimed at improving the secretion efficiency of this fungus. It is generally accepted that the major bottlenecks in secretion are protein folding and ornamentation steps in this(More)
This study reviews the 'real world' potential (i.e. efficacy and effectiveness) of restorative approaches towards home care for frail older adults. Such approaches aim to go beyond traditional home care goals of 'maintenance' and 'support' towards improvements in functional status and quality of life. Our review of the literature included searches of health(More)
Data from an applied research project on ageism among health professionals were used to examine nurses' attitudes toward aging and working with older adults. Nurses were compared with groups of other health professionals, and sources of variation within the nurses (e.g., employer, work setting, gerontology education) were examined. Nurses had less accurate(More)
Calls for rehabilitation counselors to learn more about the world of work have been recently repeated. The validity of these calls is suggested by a group of studies which indicate that the rehabilitation counseling literature has an established emphasis on matters of counseling and adjustment rather than on matters related to behavior in organizations. A(More)
Seventy-nine first year physiotherapy students from Lincoln Institute were matched for age and sex with a sample of fifty-two trainee teachers from Melbourne State College. The two samples were compared on personality dimensions as measured by Cattell's Sixteen Personality Factor Inventory. Statistical analysis revealed significant differences on five(More)