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The shallow water gobiid assemblage of the Venice Lagoon: abundance, seasonal variation and habitat partitioning (2005)
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Malavasi, S., Franco, A., Fiorin, R., Franzoi, P., Torricelli, P., & Mainardi, D. (2005). The shallow water gobiid assemblage of the Venice Lagoon: abundance, seasonal variation and habitat partitioning. Journal of fish biology, 67(SUPPL. B), 146-165. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-1112.2005.00919.x

The gobiid assemblage of the Venice Lagoon shallow waters was investigated by means of a semi-quantitative standardized sampling (using a small beach seine), stratified into five main types of shallow subtidal habitats and conducted on a seasonal bas... Read More

The use of 3D information in face recognition (2005)
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Liu, C. H., & Ward, J. (2006). The use of 3D information in face recognition. Vision Research, 46(6-7), (768-773). doi:10.1016/j.visres.2005.10.008. ISSN 0042-6989

Effects of shading in face recognition have often alluded to 3D shape processing. However, research to date has failed to demonstrate any use of important 3D information. Stereopsis adds no advantage in face encoding [Liu, C. H., Ward, J., & Young,... Read More

The discrimination of structure: III. Representation of spatial relationships. (2005)
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Haselgrove, M., George, D. N., & Pearce, J. M. (2005). The discrimination of structure: III. Representation of spatial relationships. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31(4), 433-448. https://doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.31.4.433

Pigeons received a discrimination in which the spatial relationship between 2 adjacent rectangles filled with different colors signaled the trial outcome. Test trials then involved the same rectangles separated horizontally by a gap. The tests in Exp... Read More

Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial (2005)
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Alex, J., Laden, G., Cale, A. R. J., Bennett, S., Flowers, K., Madden, L., …Griffin, S. C. (2005). Pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen and its effect on neuropsychometric dysfunction and systemic inflammatory response after cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized double-blind trial. Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 130(6), (1623-1630). doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.08.018. ISSN 0022-5223

Objective: Animal studies have shown that pretreatment with hyperbaric oxygen can induce central nervous system ischemic tolerance and also modulate the inflammatory response. We evaluated this therapy in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. M... Read More

Poor relationship between exercise capacity and spirometric measurements in patients with more symptomatic heart failure (2005)
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Ingle, L., Shelton, R. J., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2005). Poor relationship between exercise capacity and spirometric measurements in patients with more symptomatic heart failure. Journal of cardiac failure, 11(8), 619-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2005.06.430

Background: The origin of exercise limitation in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) is multifactorial, and the relative contributions of different abnormalities may vary with severity of heart failure symptoms. The aim of the current study was... Read More

The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy. Journal of psychosomatic research, 59(3), (131-138). doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2005.02.018. ISSN 0022-3999

Objective: The concept of Quality of Life (QoL) has emerged as an important psychological dimension within pregnancy. The current study sought to establish the psychometric properties of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36) Version 2 in e... Read More

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother (2005)
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Gannon, K., Glover, L., O'Neill, M., & Emberton, M. (2005). Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother. BJU international, 96(6), (823-827). doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05720.x. ISSN 1464-4096

OBJECTIVE To explore the meaning that men attach to their experiences of having lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to understand 'bother' in the context of those meanings. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixteen men with symptoms suggestive of LUTS and/or... Read More

Patronizing speech to older patients: a literature review (2005)
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Draper, P. (2005). Patronizing speech to older patients: a literature review. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 15(3-4), 273 - 279. doi:10.1017/s0959259806001869

This review summarizes research into the phenomenon of patronizing speech addressed to older people by doctors, nurses, health professionals and other carers. Patronizing speech is defined and illustrated and its negative impact on the dignity and we... Read More

Clinical trials update from the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting and the American College of Cardiology: Darbepoetin alfa study, ECHOS, and ASCOT-BPLA (2005)
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Cleland, J. G., Coletta, A. P., Clark, A. L., Velavan, P., & Ingle, L. (2005). Clinical trials update from the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting and the American College of Cardiology: Darbepoetin alfa study, ECHOS, and ASCOT-BPLA. European journal of heart failure, 7(5), 937-939. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2005.07.001

This article provides information and a commentary on landmark trials presented at the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting held in June 2005, relevant to the pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of heart failure. All reports sho... Read More

Reaching marginalized young people through sexual health nursing outreach clinics: evaluating service use and the views of service users (2005)
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Hayter, M. (2005). Reaching marginalized young people through sexual health nursing outreach clinics: evaluating service use and the views of service users. Public Health Nursing, 22(4), 339-346. doi:10.1111/j.0737-1209.2005.220409.x

Objective : To assess the views of service users towards sexual health nursing outreach clinics situated in youth clubs. The clinics were established in economically deprived areas to meet the needs of young people aged 13–18 yrs who are reluctant to... Read More

The social construction of 'reproductive vulnerability' in family planning clinics (2005)
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Hayter, M. (2005). The social construction of 'reproductive vulnerability' in family planning clinics. Journal of advanced nursing, 51(1), 46-54. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2005.03459.x

Aim.  The aim of this paper is to report a study exploring the discursive construction of contraceptive use within nurse consultations with women in family planning clinics. Background.  This paper takes as its starting point the lack of a contrac... Read More

A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 10(2), (202-214). doi:10.1080/13548500512331315434. ISSN 1354-8506

The concept of locus of control (LOC) is an important psychological dimension within health research and the issue of personal control has become of increasing salience within the clinical domain of pregnancy, both psychologically and in relation to... Read More

Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994 (2005)
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Walker, L. (2005). Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994. Culture, health & sexuality, 7(3), (225-238). doi:10.1080/13691050410001713215. ISSN 1369-1058

Liberal versions of sexuality, which mark South Africa's new democracy, have had a number of highly contradictory consequences for women and men, as old notions of masculinity and male privilege have been destabilized. The transition to democracy has... Read More

Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 23(2), (143-154). doi:10.1080/02646830500129297. ISSN 0264-6838

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a screening tool for depression that has been used widely postnatally and increasingly antenatally. Recent investigations have suggested that the EPDS may actually be measuring both anxiety and depre... Read More

The reproducibility and sensitivity of the 6-min walk test in elderly patients with chronic heart failure (2005)
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Ingle, L., Shelton, R. J., Rigby, A. S., Nabb, S., Clark, A. L., & Cleland, J. G. (2005). The reproducibility and sensitivity of the 6-min walk test in elderly patients with chronic heart failure. European Heart Journal, 26(17), 1742-1751. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehi259

Aims: The 6-min walk test (6-MWT) is used to estimate functional capacity. However, in elderly patients with chronic heart failure (CHF): (i) 1 year reproducibility of the 6-MWT; (ii) sensitivity of the 6-MWT to self-perceived changes in symptoms of... Read More

The colour white: racial and gendered closure in the South African medical profession (2005)
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Walker, L. (2005). The colour white: racial and gendered closure in the South African medical profession. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 28(2), (348-375). doi:10.1080/01419870420000315889. ISSN 0141-9870

This article explores meanings of whiteness through a case study of the South African Society of Medical Women [SASMW]. It unpacks the social meanings attached to being a white woman doctor in South Africa under apartheid, through an analysis of the... Read More

Longitudinal myocardial dysfunction in healthy older subjects as a manifestation of cardiac ageing (2005)
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Nikitin, N. P., Witte, K. K., Ingle, L., Clark, A. L., Farnsworth, T. A., & Cleland, J. G. (2005). Longitudinal myocardial dysfunction in healthy older subjects as a manifestation of cardiac ageing. Age and ageing, 34(4), 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afi043

Background: Abnormalities of longitudinal left ventricular (LV) contraction and relaxation may be early markers of cardiac disease. This study was designed to assess the relationship between long-axis LV function and age in healthy subjects. Methods:... Read More