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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 ...
Ethnic question and antenatal screening for sickle cell / thalassaemia (EQUANS) in England
(Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2005)
Midwives and screening for haemoglobin disorders.
This chapter raises the issue of ethnicity in relation to selective screening for haemoglobin disorders such as sickle cell and beta-thalassaemia. The chapter begins with a description of sickle cell and thalassaemia, ...
Ethnicity and healthcare practice: A guide for the primary care team.
(Quay Books, 2009)
Concise overview of the key issues in understanding the relationships between ethnicity and health. Includes practical suggestions and resources for primary health providers. Each chapter includes a brief overview, examples ...
An exploration of the experiences of South Asian students on pre-registration nursing
A mixed methods investigation. Main findings include the importance of peer group and personal tutor support to their academic success. Understanding the student experience is important and should help institutions to ...
Improving access to services for people from minority ethnic communities
This article explores ethnicity, cultural diversity and learning disability, focusing on the key issues and barriers for access and use of services. It highlights the need for all staff to develop cultural competence to ...
A randomised controlled trial of liaison worker model for young people with learning disabilities and mental health problems
Twenty six young people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities were recruited as part of a bigger study to examine the effectiveness of a liaison worker in helping ...
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 ...