Issue : February 2001
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Hypothermia - 1 AssessmentSubscription
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Managing type 2 diabetes: a dynamic approachSubscription
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Keeping nurses nursing: a quantitative analysisSubscription
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Making sense of probioticsSubscription
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.'
A guide to female urinalsSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 7 Joan McIntosh, RGN, is an independent research nurse, Elmdon, Essex
Body parts and the lawSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 32 Sue Woodcock, MA (medical ethics and law), BSc, RGN, is clinical development sister and renal nurse, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust For thousands of years the human body has been considered inviolable (Titmuss, 1997). As a symbol it reflects the society in which it exists, echoing its institutions and ideologies (Gold, 1996).
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 1Eileen ShepherdImagine you are in pain and you cannot tolerate even the smallest change in position. Then to compound your problems you get the urge to pass urine. You hold on for as long as you can but eventually you ask for a bedpan. The nurse brings a standard hospital bedpan, but trying to sit on it only intensifies the pain and eventually you give up. The nurse suggests a catheter as the only alternative, and reluctantly you agree.
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.
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Assessing fluid balanceSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 11 Mandy Sheppard, RGN, is a training and development consultant, Kent