R. E. Dickie

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The structure and function of the oviducts of members of the three Orders of the Class Amphibia (Anura, frogs and toads; Urodela, salamanders and newts; Gymnophiona, caecilians) are well described for only a few species. Further, the majority of such descriptions relate only to temperate species that breed in water, lay their eggs there, and have(More)
OBJECTIVES This literature review was undertaken to evaluate undergraduate nurses' attitudes and perspectives toward older people and perceptions of working with older people. The objectives were to (1) identify if undergraduate nurses hold positive or negative attitudes and perspectives toward older people and perceptions of working with older people, and(More)
Despite the rapid aging of the world's population, many countries are experiencing difficulty in recruiting nurses to work with older people. A literature review was conducted regarding the career preferences of undergraduate nursing students from seven different countries. The literature review has identified that gerontological nursing does not feature(More)
IFAC C o n f e r e n c e C o r r e c t e d I m p r e s s i o n Dear Editor: I read Feigenbaum's notes on "Soviet Cybernetics" with great interest. I t shows how far an acute observer can penetrate behind the glittering facade of "planned science" in even a short and scattered investigation. There is much that I could add from my personal experiences to(More)
Introduction Medical simulation methodology is increasingly being utilised beyond the traditions of education to evaluate patient care workflows, processes, and systems within the health context. A literature review of healthcare facility testing showed that individual clinical departments and singular patient flow processes had been tested under a variety(More)
The attainment of a work-life balance is an important issue for recruitment, retention and workforce planning. This paper aims to report on the free text data provided by the aged-care sector nurses around perceptions of important work-life issues. Data were written responses of aged-care nurses to the open-ended request at the end of a survey, which asked(More)
A. Tsuda, N. Filipovic, D. Haberthür, R. Dickie, Y. Matsui, M. Stampanoni, and J. C. Schittny School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts; University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia; Institut für Anatomie, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Graduate School of Engineering, University of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; and Swiss Light Source,(More)
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