Rachel Croft

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BACKGROUND Nerve-function impairment (NFI) commonly occurs during or after chemotherapy in leprosy and is the key pathological process leading to disability and handicap. We describe the development of a simple clinical prediction rule for estimating the risk of NFI occurrence. METHODS New leprosy cases who presented to a centre in Bangladesh were(More)
The reliability of methods of testing nerve function is important, since diagnostic decision making is a direct function of the quality of the test. Three methods of nerve function testing were investigated at the Danish Bangladesh Leprosy Mission (DBLM) in north Bangladesh, and assessed for inter-observer reliability. The three methods were 1) ballpoint(More)
Usability may now be practised by a large number of software developers, but has yet to gain wide acceptance. The value of usability must be communicated across multiple levels of an organisation, which requires speaking several " languages ". This practical, hands-on tutorial will cover techniques for convincing management or potential clients of the value(More)
Usability may now be practised by a large number of software developers, but has yet to gain wide acceptance. Communicating the value of usability must happen across multiple levels of an organisation, and requires speaking several "languages". This practical, hands-on tutorial will cover techniques for convincing management or potential clients of the(More)
I In collaborative design workshops, users and designers come together to work on the design of new systems. Increasingly, such workshops are becoming an integral part of user-centered design. At The Hiser Group, we use collaborative design workshops in a wide variety of circumstances, tailoring the workshops to each situation. The case study discussed here(More)
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