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Physical aging in isotadic polypropylene (1996)
Journal Article
Ibhadon, A. (1996). Physical aging in isotadic polypropylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 62(11), 1843 - 1846. https://doi.org/10.1002...AID-APP8%3E3.0.CO%3B2-Q

Physical aging studies were made using commercial and laboratory samples of isotactic polypropylene. Linear and nonlinear viscoelastic responses were measured after quenching the glass from above the glass transition temperatures to below the glass t... Read More

Is non-judgemental care possible in the context of nurses' attitudes to patients' sexuality? (1996)
Journal Article
Hayter, M. (1996). Is non-judgemental care possible in the context of nurses' attitudes to patients' sexuality?. Journal of advanced nursing, 24(4), 662-666. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1996.02402.x

Developments in nursing practice in the United Kingdom are increasingly focusing on holistic models and approaches to care The recognition of the importance of sexuality and sexual orientation of patients is a significant aspect of holistic care This... Read More

Challenging behaviour in children with learning disabilities. (1996)
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Gates, B., Wray, J., & Newell, R. (1996). Challenging behaviour in children with learning disabilities. British Journal of Nursing, 5(19), 1189 - 1194. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.1996.5.19.1189

This article outlines the initial stages of an ongoing experiment to evaluate the comparative efficacy of two different therapeutic interventions--behaviour modification and gentle teaching--in the management of challenging behaviour in children who... Read More

Compromise, massive encouragement and forcing: a discussion of mechanisms used to limit the choices available to the older adult in hospital (1996)
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Draper, P. (1996). Compromise, massive encouragement and forcing: a discussion of mechanisms used to limit the choices available to the older adult in hospital. Journal of clinical nursing, 5(5), 325 - 331. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.1996.5.5.325

This paper gives a partial account of the findings of a qualitative research project concerning the quality of life of older people in nursing homes and hospital wards. Using strategies of ethnographic interview and hermeneutical analysis, 14 older... Read More

A cognitive approach to road recognition with novel feature indicators (1996)
Journal Article
Varley, D., Visvalingam, M., & Wright, C. (1996). A cognitive approach to road recognition with novel feature indicators. Computer Journal, 39(9), 751-756. doi:10.1093/comjnl/39.9.751

This paper outlines a simple strategy for recognition of prototypical cases of urban roads from their outline forms alone. Two new form indicators, namely exits and occupancy, are used together with average width to label regions as roads. They prove... Read More

Using the diffusion of innovation model to influence practice: a case study (1996)
Journal Article
Pearcey, P., & Draper, P. (1996). Using the diffusion of innovation model to influence practice: a case study. Journal of advanced nursing, 23(4), (714-721). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.1996.tb00042.x. ISSN 0309-2402

There continue to be suggestions within the nursing literature that research findings are not being utilized in clinical practice The reasons for this are well documented However, less emphasis is given to ways to facilitate utilization It seemed pos... Read More

Two-dimensional MRI at 1.5 and 0.5 T versus CT myelography in the diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy (1996)
Journal Article
Devlin, R., Bartlett, R. J., Hill, C. A. R., & Gardiner, E. D. (1996). Two-dimensional MRI at 1.5 and 0.5 T versus CT myelography in the diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy. Neuroradiology, 38(2), 142-147. doi:10.1007/BF00604801

A prospective comparison was made of standard two-dimensional MRI sequences, at both high and midfield strength, with CT myelography in 23 patients with cervical spondylosis. MRI is adequate for assessment of cord compression, where high field streng... Read More

Software maintenance: concepts and practice (1996)
Book
Takang, A., & Grubb, P. (1996). Software maintenance: concepts and practice. (Paperback). International Thomson Computer Press

This introduction to software maintenance concepts shows how these concepts can be used in practical solutions to problems faced by software engineers. A range of maintenance techniques are covered, including reverse engineering, reengineering, progr... Read More

Morphological divergence and evidence for reproductive isolation in Littorina saxatilis (Olivi) in northeast England (1996)
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Hull, S., Grahame, J., & Mill, P. (1996). Morphological divergence and evidence for reproductive isolation in Littorina saxatilis (Olivi) in northeast England. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 62(1), 89-99. doi:10.1093/mollus/62.1.89

Current work at Old Peak (Ravenscar) on the northeast coast of England indicates that boulder-dwelling Lutonna saxatilis (Olvi) comprise at least two distinct forms, inhabiting high- and mid-shore boulders Using multivariate morphometrics we show tha... Read More