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Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. (2002)
Thesis
UNSWORTH, J. 2002. Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The development of nursing practice has become a central feature of modern healthcare. The advent of clinical governance has resulted in the development of an organisational climate where practitioners are encouraged to develop direct care and health... Read More about Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service..

Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. (2002)
Thesis
SOORAPAN, S. 2002. Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that is associated with substantial morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. All patients with diabetes require a high level of clinical care to prevent the development of diabetic complications. The a... Read More about Assessing pharmacist's intervention in supporting the management of Type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting..

Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. (2002)
Thesis
YOUNG, A.F. 2002. Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: This research was undertaken during a period of rapid change within the NHS including the deinstitutionalisation of care, and increased emphasis on partnership working. The main aim of the study was to examine collaborative goalsetting as... Read More about Goalsetting as a tool for involving people with learning disabilities in healthcare..

Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. (2002)
Thesis
NASH, R. 2002. Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The thesis sets out to evaluate the use of Causal Networks as a methodology and as a means of highlighting the problems associated with tourism in peripheral areas. Once these problems were identified through this process, the research findings are r... Read More about Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods..

Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. (2002)
Thesis
MURESAN, G. 2002. Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Our work addresses a well documented problem: users are frequently unable to articulate a query that clearly and comprehensively expresses their information need. This can be attributed to the information need being too ambiguous and not clearly defi... Read More about Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval..


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