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A collaborative cardiologist-pharmacist care model to improve hypertension management in patients with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease
Irons,Brian K.; Meyerrose,Gary; Laguardia,Sherry; Hazel,Kweku; Seifert,Charles F.;
Pharmacy Practice (Internet) , 2012, DOI: 10.4321/S1886-36552012000100005
Abstract: physician led collaborative drug therapy management utilizing clinical pharmacists to aid in the medication management of patients with hypertension has been shown to improve blood pressure control. with recommendations for lower blood pressures in patients with coronary artery disease, a cardiologist-pharmacist collaborative care model may be a novel way to achieve these more rigorous goals of therapy. objective: the purpose of this project was to evaluate this type of care model in a high cardiac risk patient population. methods: a retrospective cohort study determined the ability of a cardiologist-pharmacist care model (n=59) to lower blood pressure and achieve blood pressure goals (< 130/80 mmhg) in patients with or at high risk for coronary artery disease compared to usual cardiologist care (n=58) in the same clinical setting. results: the cardiologist-pharmacist care model showed a higher percentage of patients obtaining their goal blood pressure compared to cardiologist care alone, 49.2% versus 31.0% respectively, p=0.0456. greater reductions in systolic blood pressure (-22 mmhg versus -12 mmhg, p=0.0077) and pulse pressure (-15 mmhg versus -7 mmhg, p=0.0153) were noted in the cardiologist-pharmacist care model. no differences in diastolic blood pressure were found. there was a shorter duration of clinic follow-up (7.0 versus 13.2 months, p=0.0013) but a higher frequency of clinic visits (10.7 versus 3.45, p<0.0001) in the cardiologist-pharmacist care model compared to usual care. the number of antihypertensive agents used did not change over the time period evaluated. conclusion: this study suggests a team-based approach to hypertensive care using a collaborative cardiologist-pharmacist care model improves blood pressure from baseline in a high cardiac risk patient population and was more likely to obtain more stringent blood pressure goals than usual care.
Resisting the Palimpsest: Reclamation of the Female Cultural Body  [PDF]
Jasmine Hazel Shadrack
Art and Design Review (ADR) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/adr.2013.12003
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The implicit politics of female body performativity are played out constantly within the liminality of socio-cultural space. Women need to be able to renegotiate the complexity of constructed and encoded gender expectations and representation in order to expand the contemporary narrow vision of femininity that interpellates all of us in an advertorial way.The most visceral component of corporeal semiotics is the skin which can, certainly in Post-modern and Post-colonial terms be seen as a liminal space, which according to Homi Bhabha, is a space for cultural hybridity, performativity and minority diatribes to exist. In order to negotiate prescribed notions of physical aesthetics and ideas of femininity and beauty, the skin can be used to perform the renegotiation of this encoded, fixed tablet of gender traditions. How that skin exists culturally requires inspection. Space unfolds to interaction (Massey, D) and if, as McLuhan stated, the medium is the message, then the skin and the body are the medium. People, more predominantly women, who use their skins as semiotic canvasses by being tattooed, actively choose to perform subverted notions of beauty and performativity and challenge the dominant culture through the ritual of tattooing.The female body is perennially rewritten by the hegemony of each historical period. By using tattooing as a process of reclamation, one can refuse to let one’s body be inscribed by cultural hegemonic texts and practices. Through tattooing, bodily reclamation can resist the palimpsest by marking one’s journey, ideologies and artistic tastes on one’s skin. According to William Blake and Edward Said, ‘the foundation of empire is art and science; remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more’ (4; 87). By tattooing the body, this process resists engendered codes of behaviour, constructed aesthetics of beauty and of the imposition of cultural imperialism because there is already a fixed, irremovable narrative in place that is autonomous and not state sanctioned.This paper will examine notions of female cultural space, encoded gender expectations, performativity and aesthetic constructs to demonstrate that through the process of tattooing, alternative ideological positions that are not represented by the hegemony exist in a liminal space and occupy a vital but subordinated (and therefore categorised female) position. As a result, revolution becomes embodied and performed on the skin.

Acquiring E-Books for academic libraries
Hazel Woodward
Liber Quarterly : The Journal of European Research Libraries , 2007,
Abstract: This paper outlines the recent work of the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee ( JISC) in the area of e-books. The JISC Collections Team is responsible for negotiating deals with publishers and aggregators of e-content for all UK higher education libraries - some 180 in total. In other words it acts as a national consortium for the UK academic community, although it should be noted that all deals are negotiated on an ‘opt-in’ basis. The JISC Collections Team is advised by a series of format-based working groups - comprising senior academic librarians and library practitioners - including the E-Books Working Group, the Journals Working Group and the Moving Images Working Group. Recently the working groups have formulated vision statements to help inform both their own activities and the education community as a whole. The vision for e-books in UK education is as follows: “The UK education community will have access to quality e-book content that is of high relevance to teaching, learning and research across the broadest range of subject areas. Flexible business and licensing models will support a diversity of needs, allowing users to do what they want when they want and how they want for education purposes. All e-books will be easily discoverable and consistent standards will allow all content to be fully integrated into library, learning and research environments.”
"It's Just So Hard to Bring It to Mind": The Significance of ‘Wallpaper’ in the Gendering of Television Memory Work
Hazel Collie
View : Journal of European Television History and Culture , 2013,
Abstract: Memory is theorised as constructive and unreliable, while television has been characterised as forgettable and guilty of undermining memory. In a recent series of oral history interviews I asked British women of different generations to tell me their memories of television in the period 1947 to 1989. This article presents some of their memories to demonstrate how, far from undermining memory, television is used a type of memory text for particular life stages.
A New Ant of the Genus Messor From Colorado
Hazel Andrews
Psyche , 1916, DOI: 10.1155/1916/46260
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Roadmaster Roading Contractors Case Study
Hazel Taylor
Informing Science The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline , 1999,
Abstract: Systems analysis students seldom experience the practical difficulties of the initial investigation into a client s requirements. They get little chance to practice the skills they need to investigate complex and confused problem situations, or to appreciate the wider organizational issues that can impact on a situation. This teaching case is designed to give students the opportunity to practice and apply investigation skills and to challenge them to consider the wider work environment when considering possible solutions to a problem situation. The case is conducted as a role-play, with students acting as systems analysts and teaching staff role-playing the clients. The students develop a report analyzing the client s situation based on the issues that arise during the interviews. Feed-back sessions focus on discussing how well the students applied various interviewing strategies previously covered in lectures, and on the wider organizational problems that could impact proposed information system solutions.
Project Output versus Influence in Practice: Impact as a Dimension of Research Quality
Hazel Hall
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice , 2011,
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Grossly Distorted Picture: GDP Still Misleading
Hazel Henderson
Cadmus , 2011,
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Real Economies and The Illusions of Abstraction
Hazel Henderson
Cadmus , 2011,
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Transforming Finance Group’s Call Recognizes Finance as a Global Commons
Hazel Henderson
Cadmus , 2010,
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