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Beta Thalassaemia: Current carrier and community awareness in Leicestershire.
(De Montfort University, 1994)
Lessons for intermediate and low prevalence areas in England from the Ethnicity Questions and Antenatal Screening for sickle cell / thalassaemia [EQUANS] study
This study evaluates a temporary research-based intervention of universal ante-natal screening for sickle cell/thalassaemia in two areas of England of intermediate (1.29 per 10,000) and low (0.18 per 10,0000) expected ...
The new genetics and professional identities in international context
(Department of Sociology, University of Goteburg, Sweden, 1999)
This paper is concerned with the formation of and processes of changes in professional identities, especially those professional groups associated with the new genetics, be they learned scientific professions, clinicians ...
Sickle cell anaemia and deaths in custody in the UK and USA
An unexplained death in custody represents an important focal point for public scrutiny of the criminal justice system, especially when excess deaths occur in those of minority ethnic descent. Sickle cell anaemia is a ...
Whooping cough vaccination: historical, social and political controversies.
(Blackwell Sciences, 1995)
New acellular whooping cough vaccines may have the effect of leading us to believe that infectious diseases such as whooping cough have declined in the context of particular historical and social conditions, and persist ...
Professionals, mentally handicapped children and confidential files
The professional files kept on ESN (S) children contain self-contradictory justifications for school placements; damaging social stereotyping; moral evaluation of parents; professional procedures involving circularity of ...
Sickle cell and thalassaemia: why social science is critical to improving care and service support.
(Routledge (Taylor and Francis), 2012-01)
For sickle cell and thalassaemia, social science is critical if we wish to understand the social context of - and how people experience - the two conditions. Sickle cell and thalassaemia are more than simply ‘being of’, ...
Review: On the problems of mixing RCTs with qualitative research: the case of the MRC framework and the evaluation of complex healthcare interventions.
This is a timely and important contribution to thinking about the social production of evidence in health care. The recent tendency to incorporate qualitative research into process evaluation within RCTs, in order to ...
Sickle cell and deaths in custody
(Whiting & Birch, 2009)
Healthcare provision for sickle cell disease in Ghana: challenges for the African context
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited disorder affecting 2% of all babies born in Ghana. SCD is the commonest genetic condition of clinical and epidemiological importance in Africa, and over 95% of children born with ...