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Corporate culpable homicide: Transco plc v HM Advocate
(Edinburgh University Press, 2004)
This article considers the decision of the High Court of Justiciary in Transco plc v HM Advocate, the first Scottish case to fully consider the potential criminal liability of corporations for culpable homicide. It considers ...
Adam Smith and Roman Servitudes
This essay discusses Adam Smith historical jurisprudence and his use of Roman law materials in his Lectures on Jurisprudence. It argues that Smith found it difficult to maintain his theory of legal development in the face ...
IMPLEmenting a clinical practice guideline for acute Low-back pain Evidence based manageMENT in general practice (IMPLEMENT): design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2008-02-22)
Background: Evidence generated from reliable research is not frequently implemented into clinical practice. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines are a potential vehicle to achieve this. A recent systematic review ...
The social gradient in health: the effect of absolute and relative income on the individual's health
Abstract This study investigates the effect of absolute income and relative income on health in the light of medical evidence indicating that the individual’s position in the social hierarchy undermines his or her mental ...
Assessment of Pain in adults with cognitive impairment : a review of the tools
The aim of this paper is to discuss the results of a review into the literature related to chronic pain and the older adult. Several themes within the review have been identified and reported elsewhere and the final report ...
Measuring maternal mortality : an overview of opportunities and options for developing countries
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-26)
Background:There is currently an unprecedented expressed need and demand for estimates of maternal mortality in developing countries. This has been stimulated in part by the creation of a Millennium Development Goal that ...