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Issue : December 2004

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  • Didronel PMOSubscription

    Clinical31 December, 2004

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 27, PAGE NO: 31Generic and proprietary names

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    A competency framework for nurses in specialist rolesSubscription

    Clinical26 December, 2004

    Concerns that specialist nurses undertaking endoscopies may not be carrying out enough procedures to maintain their skills (White, 2004) highlight one of the difficulties facing nurses working in specialist roles. Maintaining competencies and meeting the demands of continuing professional development can pose problems. Isolation and role ambiguity can also impinge on job satisfaction for those working in specialist roles. Understanding the realities of these roles and considering how ...

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    Whooping coughSubscription

    Clinical26 December, 2004

    VOL: 100, ISSUE: 43, PAGE NO: 31- Whooping cough or pertussis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Bordetella pertussis….

  • Treatment and management of acute appendicitisSubscription

    Clinical26 December, 2004

    Acute appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix due to infection (Bruce and Finlay, 1997). 

  • Dihydrocodeine tartrate.Subscription

    Clinical25 December, 2004

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 18, PAGE NO: 29Generic/proprietary names

  • Docusate sodiumSubscription

    Clinical18 December, 2004

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 33

  • The legal and clinical implications of crushing tablet medicationSubscription

    Clinical14 December, 2004

    VOL: 100, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 28 Anthony James, DipN, IV and cannulation link nurse, diploma staff nurse, medical elderly ward, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire

  • Appreciating the benefits of nil by mouth education for patientsSubscription

    Clinical14 December, 2004

    VOL: 100, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 43Catherine Abou-Zaid, RGN, DipCoun, is nurse supervisor and in-service education coordinator, Mohamed Bin Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Cardiac Centre, Kingdom of BahrainThis article caught my attention because of my concern over the length of time patients are expected to fast before...

  • Recognising signs of malignant spinal cord compressionSubscription

    Clinical7 December, 2004

    My work at Christie Hospital involves caring for patients with malignancies, from those who are newly diagnosed, to…

  • Emollient creamSubscription

    Clinical4 December, 2004

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 31, PAGE NO: 31Generic and proprietary names

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