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The prediction of suicide remains a major challenge for health care professionals in inpatient settings. A clearer identification of factors specific to inpatient suicide is required to improve both… Expand
Low blood pressure is reported in Down's syndrome (DS). To assess this and determine whether low pressure results from the disease or from long-term residence in hospital, we measured blood pressure… Expand
Background: Predicting suicide risk in psychiatric in-patients in order to inform risk management decisions is compromised by the poor predictive validity of the available models. Aims: This study… Expand
Young children with sickle cell anemia remain at high risk of overwhelming bacterial infection despite the use of prophylactic penicillin therapy and pnuemococcal vaccine. Recognition of the… Expand
Vaso-occlusive crisis is the most common complication of sickle cell disease. Ongoing education, appropriate assessment, and adequate analgesia will provide effective relief for the child in pain.
This paper describes the results of an ongoing experimental program aimed at optimising atmospheric plasma technology and its application within the CRC Smartprint. It is concerned, in the first… Expand
In this article we describe a six-month attachment to the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland undertaken as part of higher professional training. We discuss the training benefits of such an… Expand