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OBJECTIVES The study examined the impact of change, from slowly rotating continuous 8-hour shifts to more rapidly rotating continuous 8-hour and 12-hour shifts, on the health and quality of life of shift workers. METHODS Self-report survey data were collected from 72 shift workers at 3 sewage treatment plants before and several months after roster change.(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical laboratory reference intervals have not been established in many African countries, and non-local intervals are commonly used in clinical trials to screen and monitor adverse events (AEs) among African participants. Using laboratory reference intervals derived from other populations excludes potential trial volunteers in Africa and makes(More)
BACKGROUND An understanding of the health of potential volunteers in Africa is essential for the safe and efficient conduct of clinical trials, particularly for trials of preventive technologies such as vaccines that enroll healthy individuals. Clinical safety laboratory values used for screening, enrolment and follow-up of African clinical trial volunteers(More)
Acknowledgments Grants from the Agricultural Development Board through the Kentucky Horticulture Council have allowed an expansion of the field research and demonstration program to meet the informational and educational needs of our growing vegetable and fruit industries. Important note to readers: The majority of research reports in this volume do not(More)
Acknowledgments Grants from the Agricultural Development Board through the Kentucky Horticulture Council have allowed an expansion of the field research and demonstration program to meet the informational and educational needs of our growing vegetable and fruit industries. Important note to readers: The majority of research reports in this volume do not(More)
The purpose of this research was to determine competencies of foodservice directors/managers as required by health care administrators and to ascertain the degree to which dietetic curriculums address those competencies. Validated questionnaires were mailed to a random sample of 376 health care administrators and 154 dietetic educators from various types of(More)
Acknowledgments Grants from the Agricultural Development Board through the Kentucky Horticulture Council have allowed an expansion of the field research and demonstration program to meet the informational and educational needs of our growing vegetable and fruit industries. Important note to readers: The majority of research reports in this volume do not(More)
  • S Yates
  • 2001
BACKGROUND Many people confuse seriousness with professionalism. Humour enables you to separate who you are from the difficult work you do. OBJECTIVE To illustrate ways humour and fun can be incorporated into day to day working life. DISCUSSION People are more productive, cooperative and flexible when they have fun at work. Becoming a humour consumer of(More)