Phillip McNamee

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OBJECTIVE Investigate presence of psychiatric morbidity in informal carers using 30-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) and examine which factors best predict psychiatric morbidity. DESIGN Two-year longitudinal, panel survey of informal supporters of frail elderly subjects, using semi-structured interview schedules. Subjects were those defined as(More)
BACKGROUND An important factor determining future health care expenditure is the relationship between ageing, health status and development of age-related disorders such as dementia. AIMS To estimate the formal care costs associated with dementia in England and Wales between 1994 and 2031. METHOD Epidemiological cost model, applied to individuals aged(More)
BACKGROUND Conflict in healthcare is a well-recognised but under-examined phenomenon. Little is known about the prevalence and causes of conflict across paediatric specialties. OBJECTIVE To report the frequency and characteristics of conflict in a paediatric hospital. DESIGN AND SETTING An explanatory sequential mixed-method approach was adopted. A(More)
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