Rachel Grieve

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Young children's vulnerability as pedestrians has often been attributed to deficiencies in their decision making about vehicle approach times. Some studies have found a preponderance of risky decisions below the age of eight years. In contrast, studies using a closer simulation of road crossing, known as the pretend road, have found a preponderance of(More)
BACKGROUND Young children show poor judgment when asked to select a safe place to cross the road, frequently considering dangerous sites to be safe. Correspondingly, child pedestrian accidents are over-represented at such locations. Increasing the child's ability to recognise such dangers is a central challenge for road safety education. AIMS Practical(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether intentions to fake online (cyberfaking) or in pencil-and-paper psychological testing differ. Participants (N=154) completed online questionnaires measuring attitudes toward faking, perceived behavioral control over faking, subjective norms regarding faking, and intentions to fake in future psychological(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of a policy of using acupuncture, compared with a policy of avoiding acupuncture, on headache in primary care patients with chronic headache disorders. The effects of acupuncture on medication use, quality of life, resource use and days off sick in this population and the cost-effectiveness of acupuncture were also(More)
Authors' objectives To compare the costs and consequences of providing test results by near patient testing (NPT) compared with conventional testing. The effect of the testing method on the process of care, the accuracy of testing, patient satisfaction, clinical attitudes, and health service and patient costs was investigated. A secondary aim was to(More)
OBJECTIVES To validate risk prediction models for acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to use the best model to evaluate the optimum location and comparative costs of neurocritical care in the NHS. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Sixty-seven adult critical care units. PARTICIPANTS Adult patients admitted to critical care following actual/suspected TBI(More)
Social connectedness derived from Facebook is associated with positive outcomes such as better psychological health wellbeing. Yet to date, little is known about the construct of Facebook social connectedness. The aim of this study was to draw on existing studies of Facebook use to investigate what might predict social connectedness stemming from Facebook(More)