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Biosocial Model of Disability
This chapter began with an introduction to disability and aging as part of the global human condition. It is then argued that a disability perspective is critical to understanding different ways people are aging and those ...
Parental reactions to British South Asian young men who identify as gay.
Abstract: British South Asian gay men may face significant psychological distress as a result of parental rejection due to their sexual orientation. This study is the first in the UK to examine parental reactions to British ...
Content analysis, thematic analysis and discourse analysis
LEARNING OBJECTIVES By the end of this chapter, readers should understand: • The main tenets of content analysis, thematic analysis and discourse analysis; • The assumptions of, approaches within, and applications of ...
Theories of Punishment
Evaluation of a novel digital environment for learning medical parasitology.
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-01-01)
Eukaryotic parasites represent a serious human health threat requiring health professionals with parasitology skills to counteract this threat. However, recent surveys highlight an erosion of teaching of parasitology in ...
Behind the rainbow, "Tongqi" wives of men who have sex with men in China: a systematic review
Background: Due to the restrictions and stigmatization of homosexuality in China, there has emerged the “Tongqi,” or the wives of men who have sex with men (MSM). There are around 14 million Tongqi wives whose needs for ...
Effective parent-practitioner partnerships in childrens secondary education
(Education in the North, 2020-01-16)
This paper presents results from a qualitative case study project into effective strategies for fostering parent-practitioner partnerships in secondary education in England. It discusses the nature of a true ‘community ...
Barriers to HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) in men who have sex with men in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
(Oxford University Press, 2020-01-09)
The significant reduction in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viremia to ‘undetectable’ levels (HIV plasma viral load < 40 copies/ml) in response to effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) removes the risk of HIV ...
Understanding the NICE Guidance on Endometriosis
(MA Healthcare, 2020-01-08)
Endometriosis is a long-term gynaecological condition where endometrial tissue forms lesions outside the uterus, resulting in internal bleeding, inflammation, fibrosis, and adhesion formation. The condition is estimated ...
Dual-Function Antimicrobial Laundry Supplement and Textile Coating for the Decontamination of Healthcare Laundry
Background: In the UK nurses’ uniforms are domestically laundered, posing a threat of cross contamination of healthcare-associated infections. The UK Department of Health recommends washing uniforms at 60ºC, however nurses ...