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Issue : February 2006

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  • Evaluation of a cardiac surgery advanced life support courseSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    Little published research can be found on the results and outcomes of patients who have undergone chest reopening, even though this is a well-known phenomenon in cardiac surgical units. Most disciplines are well rehearsed in advanced cardiac life support with international guidelines providing the evidence base for practice in ‘closed’ arrest situations. However, there has been little guidance for health care practitioners caring for patients who have arrested after cardiac surgery ...

  • A consideration of memory in relation to information givingSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 26

  • Perceptions of the role of the community psychiatric nurseSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

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  • Planning to ensure the safe transfer of hospital patientsSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

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  • Gastrointestinal Tract - Part 4: the small intestineSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    This article, the fourth in a series on the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract, describes the form and function of the small intestines.

  • Sudden infant death syndromeSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 23WHAT IS IT?

  • Public and private partnerships: A new model for care?Subscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 46Adrian O'DowdThe presence of the private sector in the NHS is a fact of life. As primary care is in the throes of reorganisation...

  • A guide to the management of one-piece urinary sheathsSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 49Adele Brodie, RGN, is Coloplast nurse adviser, Continence Division, Coloplast LimitedUrinary sheaths can be used to manage a wide variety of continence problems. The groups of patients for whom they c...

  • The use of vaginal specula in improving infection controlSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 53Sarah Tattersall, RGN, DipHE, is infection control nurse, Salford Primary Care TrustAdherence to infection control guidelines on the use and decontamination of medical and surgical devices and instru...

  • Managing children's painSubscription

    Clinical28 February, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 57 June Savory, MSc, RSCN, DipN, is clinical nurse specialist, children’s pain management, at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, and practitioner/health lecturer for the School of Nursing, Nottingham University Michelle Bennett, BSc, RGN, RSCN, is clinical nurse specialist, children’s pain management, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust

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