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Beta Thalassaemia: Current carrier and community awareness in Leicestershire.
(De Montfort University, 1994)
The new genetics and professional identities in international context
(Department of Sociology, University of Goteburg, Sweden, 1999)
This paper is concerned with the formation of and processes of changes in professional identities, especially those professional groups associated with the new genetics, be they learned scientific professions, clinicians ...
Whooping cough vaccination: historical, social and political controversies.
(Blackwell Sciences, 1995)
New acellular whooping cough vaccines may have the effect of leading us to believe that infectious diseases such as whooping cough have declined in the context of particular historical and social conditions, and persist ...
Knowledge of sickle cell in a screened population
The aim of this study is to begin to assess the awareness and knowledge of sickle-cell amongst carriers and non-carriers in a screened population of primarily African-Caribbean descent. A structured questionnaire containing ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies
(Hayward Medical Communications, 1996)
This paper addresses the educational implications of a study of midwives and senior student midwives knowledge of haemoglobinopathies. Knowledge was assessed from 850 multiple choice questionnaires. Respondents who had ...
Thalassaemia major: Counselling and community education.
(Health Visitors Association, 1994-01)
In two previous articles, Simon Dyson, Verna Davis, and Raheya Rahman described the basic facts about thalassaemia and also considered the outcome of a preliminary survey establishing levels of awareness among community ...
Blood relations: educational implications of sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
(Routledge/Open University Press, 1992)
Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia are genetic conditions which affect people from Black and ethnic minority communities in much greater numbers than White people, and they remain ill-understood. In this chapter Simon ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies.
(De Montfort University, 1995)
Black community members as researchers: two projects compared.
Deconstructing genetic counselling: haemoglobinopathy counsellors in the United Kingdom.
(International Institute for the Sociology of Law, 1998)
The paper begins with a brief description of sickle cell anaemia and beta-thalassaemia, the main haemoglobin disorders considered here. It then moves to a consideration of the bases of deconstruction as derived from Jacques ...