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Issue : August 2001

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  • Hyperemesis gravidarum: a short case studySubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 55

  • Understanding empowermentSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 39 Elaine Ryder, MSc, BA, RGN, DN, CPT, CertEd, RNT, DNT, senior lecturer in primary and community health at Oxford Brookes University Sula Wiltshire, BA, PGDip(ed), RGN, RM, senior lecturer in primary and community health at Oxford Brookes University Empowerment is a word we hear a lot in today’s health service and one that has become a central tenet of health policy (Department of Health, 1997). 

  • Best practice in weaningSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 56

  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy - 3Subscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 43JANET COPP, CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, HAEMATOLOGY, OLDCHURCH HOSPITAL, ROMFORD, ESSEXThroughout a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy procedure it is important that the nurse monitors the patient's pain and tolerance of the procedure. Some patients prefer to have sedation when undergoing the 'procedure.

  • Osteoarthritis: symptoms and nursing management

    Osteoarthritis: symptoms and nursing managementSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 34 Sarah Ryan, PhD, RGN, is consultant nurse in rheumatology, Haywood Hospital, North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent Osteoarthritis used to be described as a wear-and-tear condition, but today it is more commonly referred to as joint failure. It is not simply an inevitable consequence of ageing but the reaction of a joint, or joints, to an insult or injury.

  • Racism in nursing: a critical realist approachSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 40 Barbara Condliffe, BA, Cert Ed, RGN, RM, RCNT, DN, is senior lecturer in adult nursing, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

  • A recipe for successSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 47

  • Energy balance, mood and behaviourSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 52

  • Bringing the bullies to bookSubscription

    Clinical9 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 33Tracy McFall BSc RGN OHNMost of us have worked with a bully at some point: a person who thinks it is reasonable to shout at staff, blow hot and cold from one day to the next or criticise without justification.

  • Critical care outreach team sees fall in cardiac arrestsSubscription

    Clinical2 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 31, PAGE NO: 34