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Health technology assessment in its local contexts: studies of telehealthcare.
Health technology assessment (HTA) is one of the major research enterprises of late modernity, reaching into fields of previously autonomous professional practice, and critically interrogating theExpand
Clinical information for research; the use of general practice databases.
General practice computers have been widely used in the United Kingdom for the last 10 years and there are over 30 different systems currently available. The commercially available databases areExpand
Environmental study of poultry confinement buildings.
Environmental measurements were made in three poultry confinement buildings in order to characterize gas and particulate contaminants. Levels of total and respirable dust averaged 4.4 and 0.24 mg/m3,Expand
Remote Doctors and Absent Patients: Acting at a Distance in Telemedicine?
According to policy makers, telemedicine offers “huge opportunities to improve the quality and accessibility of health services.” It is defined as diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring, with doctorsExpand
Skin Type and Optimistic Bias in Relation to the Sun Protection and Suntanning Behaviors of Young Adults
The study examined the roles of general and personal beliefs and skin type in relation to suntanning and sun protection, by assessing various perceptions of risk of skin cancer both for the self andExpand
Family resemblance in abilities: The Wechsler scales
  • T. Williams
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavior genetics
  • 1 October 1975
This note reports data on parent-child and spouse resemblance on the Wechsler intelligence scales, the WISC and WAIS. Test data on parents and one male 10-year-old child from 55 Canadian families areExpand
Effect of citrate on the activities of 6-phosphofructokinase from nervous and muscle tissues from different animals and its relationships to the regulation of glycolysis.
1. Citrate inhibits the activities of phosphofructokinase from muscles and nervous tissues from different animals across the Animal Kingdom except for the insects. The enzymes from the flight muscleExpand
Blunted growth hormone (GH) response to GH-releasing hormone in hypothyroidism resolves in the euthyroid state.
GH secretion is dependent upon thyroid hormone availability. In this study, the GH response to GH-releasing hormone (GHRH) was studied in a group of patients when they were hypothyroid and also whenExpand
Arterial versus capillary sampling for analysing blood gas pressures
Arterial puncture is carried out to obtain samples for analysis of blood gas pressures. Although painful1 and not without hazard,2 arterial puncture is done routinely despite reports that similarExpand
Metabolic Syndrome: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
Although nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is not one of the defining criteria for metabolic syndrome, it is a common hepatic manifestation. NAFLD includes a spectrum of histologic findingsExpand