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Issue : February 2001

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  • The treatment of anogenital warts at homeSubscription

    Clinical8 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 37Mary Pleavin, RGN, is a senior staff nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust.Mary Pleavin, RGN, is a senior staff nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust.

  • Support for student training: a new role as demonstratorsSubscription

    Clinical15 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 39Marie Downes, RGN, is senior staff nurse/clinical demonstrator, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, SheffieldMany ward staff think that Project 2000 student training is heavily weighted in favour of theory, to the detriment of practical skills. This perception is open to question, but certain factors do retard the development of students' clinical skills.

  • PromoCon 2001: an integrated resource for continenceSubscription

    Clinical8 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 10Helen White, RGN, RHV, is director of PromoCon 2001 and nurse researcher, continence, Northumbria Healthcare NHS TrustPromoCon 2001 is a national initiative that aims to promote continence and product awareness through its work with the main continence organisations and the Disabled Living Centres Council.

  • New therapies for the management of type 2 diabetesSubscription

    Clinical8 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 34

  • NERVOUS SYSTEM 6Subscription

    Clinical8 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 43William Blows, RMN, RGN, RNT, PhD, BSc, is lecturer in biological sciences, City University, London...

  • Managing type 2 diabetes: a dynamic approachSubscription

    Clinical15 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 42

  • Making sense of probioticsSubscription

    Clinical15 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 40Diane Palmer, BSc, RN, PGCE, is lecturer in nursing, University of HullPamela Barker, RN, is nutrition nurse specialist, Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS TrustThe term probiotic was first described by Fuller (1991) as 'a live microbial feed supplement which beneficially affects the host animal by improving its microbial balance.'

  • Keeping nurses nursing: a quantitative analysisSubscription

    Clinical15 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 35

  • In-hospital resuscitation for ward nursesSubscription

    Clinical22 February, 2001

    There are no national guidelines or standards for resuscitation facilities or training in NHS hospitals. And even though both the King’s Fund and the Clinical Negligence Scheme for trusts require the provision of resuscitation training, no content is specified.

  • Infection control in nursing and residential homesSubscription

    Clinical15 February, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 9Kim Gunn, RGN, MPH, is public health specialist in communicable disease and infection control, North Staffordshire NHS Health Authority, Stoke on TrentEA Partnership (2000) EA Partnership and the ICNA 2000 Infection Control in esidential and Nursing Homes Training Pack. For a copy telephone 01480 497243, or e-mail: pat.cole@eapartners.co.uk

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