William Grant

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The European Space Agency's ExoMars mission will seek evidence of organic compounds of biological and non-biological origin at the martian surface. One of the instruments in the Pasteur payload may be a Life Marker Chip that utilizes an immunoassay approach to detect specific organic molecules or classes of molecules. Therefore, it is necessary to define(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Family physicians must be aware of the latest and best evidence for a broad range of clinical and public health topics. The Internet is an important source of this information, but not all family physicians use the Internet. This study used "diffusion of innovations" theory to identify strategies for increasing Internet use by(More)
PURPOSE The Rural Medical Education Program (RMED) of the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University is a 36-week clinical experience in rural communities for medical students that began in 1989. The authors sought to assess RMED's success in providing a valuable educational experience for students that assists rural communities recruit(More)
Gary Schwitzer In “The Commercialisation of Medical and Scientifi c Reporting” [1], Caulfi eld calls on journalists to ask researchers about the nature of their funding and the fi nancial relationship of the researchers to the sponsor. This is just one principle addressed in a much broader “Statement of Principles” I wrote this past year for the Association(More)
The pattern of use of Section 5(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 was examined over a 12-year period at one psychiatric hospital. Although there was a national trend for Section 5(2) to be used more frequently, the local pattern was of a fluctuating number of patients being placed on this Section, but without there being any upward trend towards its(More)