Roderick A. Taylor

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BACKGROUND Randomised, placebo-controlled trials are needed to provide evidence demonstrating safe, effective interventions that reduce falls and fractures in the elderly. The quality of a clinical trial is dependent on successful recruitment of the target participant group. This paper documents the successes and failures of recruiting over 2,000 women aged(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the annual direct, indirect and total costs and predictors of costs in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS One hundred and five patients with SLE completed questionnaires on health-care utilization and employment history. Predictors of costs were determined by multiple regression analyses using direct, indirect(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate assessment of gestational age at birth is critical to the identification of neonates at high risk. In resource-poor settings, postnatal techniques are commonly used but may be difficult to apply and have not been well validated against ultrasound in community studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate postnatal assessment of(More)
This paper investigated a normative theory that says computer users have different dialog needs depending on their level of experience in using a computer. It hypothesizes that the answer to satisfy the needs of a mixed population is to have multiple dialog modes that the user is free to choose from and switch between as required. The hypotheses that(More)
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