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A General Class of Holt-Winters Type Forecasting Models
This paper is concerned with the formulation of short-term forecasting models, and introduces a range of models of considerable importance. These are defined in terms of predictions and sensibleExpand
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Current use of pharmacogenetic testing: a national survey of thiopurine methyltransferase testing prior to azathioprine prescription
Background:  Azathioprine is an immunosuppressant prescribed for the treatment of inflammatory conditions and after organ transplantation. Risk of neutropaenia has limited the effective use ofExpand
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Recording knowledge-related activities in practice: Methodological bases and a method of knowledge auditing
  • S. Roberts
  • Computer Science
  • Aslib Proc.
  • 14 November 2008
This paper seeks to offer a generalized methodology for knowledge auditing which takes its design from business strategy and process and links it to the generalized cycle of information and communication activity. Expand
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Parsimonious modelling and forecasting of seasonal time series
A critical examination of the Box-Jenkins approach to seasonal model-building which leads to over-differencing and the adoption of inappropriate models. Expand
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World librarianship and the new Europe: an exploratory essay
The period of enlargement, renewal and integration which characterises the wider European scene at the present time is taken as a model for redifining and developing the international dimension ofExpand
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Methodological Considerations in Ethical Review — 3.: Sampling and Data Analysis
This is the third of four papers to be published in Research Ethics Review in 2009, that address methodological issues of relevance to research ethics committees. It focuses on three issues: theExpand
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Ultrasound assessment of caudal catheter position in infants
The positioning of caudally inserted epidural catheters is crucial to their effectiveness. However, level assessment can be difficult and time consuming. We report the use of ultrasound to assess theExpand
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Repeatability of visual function measures in age-related macular degeneration
PurposeTo assess repeatability of visual function measures in patients with early, intermediate or late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) without active neovascular disease in the study eye, butExpand
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How much variation in oocyte yield after controlled ovarian stimulation can be explained? A multilevel modelling study
Abstract STUDY QUESTION How much variation in oocyte yield after controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) can be accounted for by known patient and treatment characteristics? SUMMARY ANSWER There isExpand
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Pain management in children
Summary Pain management in children has improved considerably in the last 10 years. Attitudes to pain in children have changed, and an improved understanding of the physiological development of theExpand
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