T. J. Newton

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Hospitalization can occur at any age for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The leading cause for admission is an acute worsening of signs and symptoms that can be called a pulmonary exacerbation. The reasons for admission are usually the need for intravenous antibiotics and aggressive airway clearance with good nutritional support. Respiratory therapists(More)
Seven hundred and sixty-eight Social Training Achievement Records were collected independently in two settings during routine assessment of mentally handicapped people, mostly adults in hospital. All scales and total scores were highly internally consistent. Factor analysis on one sample yielded two factors named General Adaptive Behaviour and Community and(More)
The psychometric properties of the test entitled Knowledge of Behavioral Principles as Applied to Children and two shortened forms of this test were investigated in two samples of British subjects. The first consisted of 162 psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and clinical psychologists attending behaviour(More)
Twenty-four young (20 to 25 years) and 24 elderly (61 to 81 years) subjects rated the short-term (ST) and long-term (LT) threat of 36 life-events drawn from a community study of elderly people. Subjects were presented either with full contextual detail about the respondent and the event or with an edited version in which only a basic outline of the event(More)
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