Issue : February 2006
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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 ...
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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
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 23WHAT IS IT?
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...
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...
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
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