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Genetic traits as pollution: ‘White English’ carriers of sickle cell or thalassaemia
From April 2004, the policy for neonatal screening for sickle cell in England has been to base the screening on universal principles (offer the screening to all new-born babies) rather than selective screening (an attempt ...
Midwives' and senior student midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies in England.
Objective: To examine midwives' and senior student midwives' knowledge concerning sickle cell anaemia and beta-thalassaemia. Design: Survey using the Dyson Questionnaires. Setting: Study days on 26 sites across England ...
Clients-as-researchers: issues in haemoglobinopathy research.
(Whiting & Birch, 1995)
The haemoglobinopathies (sickle cell anaemia and beta-thalassaemia) are serious inherited blood disorders which in Britain predominantly, but by no means exclusively, affect people of African-Caribbean, Asian, Middle Eastern ...
Territory, ancestry and descent: the politics of sickle cell disease.
Sociologists have long questioned the naturalness and stability of ‘ethnic groups’, suggesting that a concern with how they are socially constituted is more appropriate. However, the example of genetically based medical ...
Haemoglobinopathies, antenatal screening and the midwife.
(Mark Allen, 1996)
Key Points Lack of national enforceable and funded standards for screening for the haemoglobinopathies means that a great deal of discretion is devolved to the individual midwife. Naive conceptions of ‘race’ and lack of ...
Mental handicap: Dilemmas of parent professional relations
(Croom Helm, 1987)
Sickle cell in the university curriculum: a survey assessing demand for open access educational materials in a constructed community of interest .
(Radcliffe Publishing, 2011-03)
Successive UK governments have sought to support expanded teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects within university curricula. There is an increased expectation that the education of ...
The feasibility of using ethnicity as a primary tool for antenatal selective screening for sickle cell disorders: pointers from the research evidence
The Department of Health has announced a linked antenatal and neonatal screening programme for haemoglobinopathies by 2004 in a comprehensive national plan for the National Health Service in Britain. In response the National ...
Reasons for assessment: rhetoric and reality in the assessment of children with severe learning difficulties.
(Open University Press, 1987)
This chapter is based on research carried out by Simon Dyson in the early 1980s into the problems facing the parents of children with mental handicaps, particularly in their contact with professionals. In the first part ...
Polls Apart?: A comparison of the 1990 Nicaraguan and 1992 British General Elections.
(Political Quarterly, 1994-10)