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Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in Dementia Care. A Review of the Research
In this review Dr Karan Jutlla identifies research which could offer insights into the challenges and experiences of people living with dementia and their family carers from BME communities, and highlights evidence to ...
Differential effects of ethnic microparticles on endothelial cell death and apoptosis
Individuals of South Asian and Black African origin are at a greater risk of diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Microparticles (MP), biologically active nanoparticles shed from cells, are novel markers of ...
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 ...
Genetic screening and ethnic minorities.
No theory of 'race' and ethnicity is without serious practical drawbacks for effecting selective screening for haemoglobin disorders. Universal screening raises issues about consent, resources, and eugenicist representation ...
Ethnic question and antenatal screening for sickle cell / thalassaemia (EQUANS) in England
(Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2005)
Territory, ancestry and descent: the politics of sickle cell disease.
Sociologists have long questioned the naturalness and stability of ‘ethnic groups’, suggesting that a concern with how they are socially constituted is more appropriate. However, the example of genetically based medical ...
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 questions and antenatal screening for sickle cell/thalassaemia (EQUANS) in England : Observation and interview study.
Objectives To describe understandings that mothers and midwives have of ethnicity. To explore barriers to the successful implementation of ethnicity screening questions for sickle cell/thalassaemia. Design Observation ...
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 ...