A top down answer to patient safety.
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Buchan, J. (2009) A top down answer to patient safety., Nursing standard, vol. 23, , pp. 24-25,
There is still no agreement on safe minimum staffing levels in nursing. Conventional wisdom in the UK has been that staffing levels are best left to local management.Phonological-phonetic sound systems are abstractionsaway from substance, so while they aregrounded in biological capacity, they also reflectphonetically un-natural relationships arising from avariety of linguistic factors. Sociolinguistic variationis one of these non-biological factors.Pilot articulatory results are presented fromderhoticised Scottish English. It can have onset/coda allophony far more radical than the systemsthat are normally examined in articulatoryresearch. Ultrasound analysis shows acousticrhoticity in codas may have a post-alveolar constrictionso delayed that acoustic rhoticity is covert.Perceptual recoverability of social identity has tobe considered in addition to plain phonetic factors.