Sonja Clark

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BACKGROUND Over 250 000 people in the UK are affected with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and approximately 10 000 new cases are diagnosed every year. These chronic bowel conditions have been shown to affect both work and recreational activity. In the general population, regular exercise has numerous benefits to health and well-being and there are(More)
Associations between language background, English language proficiency and medical communication skills were investigated in a group of 149 third year undergraduate medical students studying at an Australian university. Written and aural English proficiency were assessed with the Screening Test for Adolescent Language (STAL). Medical communication skills(More)
Minnesota has been recognized by several studies as a state with a significant amount of racial disparity in its child protection system. This study, using 2001 data from Minnesota's Social Services Information Service, was conducted to determine at which of the six decision points in Minnesota's child welfare system racial disparities are statistically(More)
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects a significant proportion of young patients in the UK. The role of the healthcare professional, and their relationship with the young patient is particularly important at this difficult stage of their life, when education, social integration and career planning, can be dramatically affected by this(More)
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