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GPCALMA: a Grid-based tool for mammographic screening.
OBJECTIVES: The next generation of high energy physics (HEP) experiments requires a GRID approach to a distributed computing system: the key concept is the Virtual ORGANISATION (VO), a group of distributed users with a ...
Long-term results of a phase II study of synchronous chemoradiotherapy in advanced muscle invasive bladder cancer.
We conducted a phase I/II study investigating synchronous chemoradiotherapy with mitomycin C and infusional 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) in muscle invasive bladder cancer. Early dose escalation results were previously published. ...
Oral and pharyngeal cancer in South Asians and non-South Asians in relation to socioeconomic deprivation in South East England.
From UK Thames Cancer Registry data, after controlling for socioeconomic deprivation of area of residence, South Asian males showed a higher relative risk of oral (1.36; 95% CI: 1.11, 1.67), but not of pharyngeal cancer ...
A national survey investigating UK prescribers' opinions on chemotherapy dosing and 'dose-banding'.
AIMS: The primary purpose of dose-banding for cancer chemotherapy is to reduce patient waiting times, but dose-banding also has additional benefits, such as reduced drug wastage, reduced stress for staff, and prospective ...
Risks and concerns about supplementary prescribing: survey of primary and secondary care pharmacists.
UNLABELLED: OBJECTIVE (OF THE STUDY): To provide data on the views of chief pharmacists (CPs) and primary care trust pharmacists (PCTPs) on the risks and concerns surrounding supplementary prescribing. SETTING: Secondary ...
Supplementary prescribing by pharmacists in England.
PURPOSE: The implementation of supplementary prescribing by pharmacists within primary care trusts (PCTs) and secondary care trusts (SCTs) in England was studied. METHODS: A survey was developed and sent to pharmacists in ...
Survey of home infusion care in England.
Provision of 24 hour acute neurology care by neurologists: manpower requirements in the UK.
OBJECTIVES: The ABN has published standards of care for patients with acute neurological disease. Derriford Hospital provides a 24 hour neurology intake service to a population of 500,000 with the equivalent of four ...
The feminisation of British neurology: implications for workforce planning.
As in other hospital specialties, an increasing proportion of neurology trainees are female. To predict the workforce implications it is necessary to determine what life choices future neurologists will make. A questionnaire ...
Cauda equina syndrome following a lumbar puncture.
Lumbar puncture (LP), a common diagnostic procedure, is usually associated with low morbidity. We describe the case of a 29-year-old woman who underwent a non-traumatic LP in the setting of normal coagulation. Cauda equina ...