Simon Carroll

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OBJECTIVES Health care systems throughout the world are in the process of restructuring and reforming their health service delivery systems, reorienting themselves to a primary health care (PHC) model that uses multidisciplinary practice (MDP) teams to provide a range of coordinated, integrated services. This study explores the challenges of putting the MDP(More)
This brief commentary summarizes the views of a working group assembled by the International Union of Radioecology to advance the approaches used to evaluate effects of radioactive materials in the environment. The key message in both the research needs and the recommendations for management of radioactive materials centers around the need to adopt an(More)
Half of the original 13 Swedish nuclear power reactors will be shut down by 2020. The decommissioning of these reactors is a challenge for all parties involved, including the licensees, the waste management system, the financing system, and the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM). This paper presents an overview of the Swedish regulations for(More)
The current systematic reviews to assess the effectiveness of community-based health promotion projects, be they quantitative (numerical meta-analyses) or qualitative (narrative reviews), both have significant drawbacks. Out of the work conducted for two initiatives, the developments for the Global programme on health promotion effectiveness carried at by(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS While the glucocorticoid triamcinolone acetonide (9alpha-fluoro-16alpha-hydroxyprednisolone, TA) has been widely administered as a treatment of ocular inflammation, mineralocorticoids have not been tested for their efficacy. METHODS We assessed cellular morphology and actin distribution by immunomicroscopy and light microscopy, membrane(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify priorities for nursing research in a naval hospital using the Delphi technique. A general objective was to provide empirically based information to guide the development of a nursing research program at a regional medical treatment facility. Via a three-round Delphi survey, priority research questions were(More)
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