Issue : January 2007
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Linda Nazarko MSc, PGDip, BSc, FRCN, RN, is senior lecturer at South Bank University and King’s College (visiting) and nurse consultant for older people at Richmond and Twickenham PCT.Nazarko, L. (2007) Educational needs of nurses working in nursing home. www.nursingtimes.net …
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Vicki Shawyer, DipHealthSocialCare, RGN, is ward manager and clinical skills tutorl; Alison Copp, PGCE, DipCOT, CertMHSC, is clinical skills lead tutor, both at Royal Devon and ExeterHospital. Julie Dobrijevic, MA, PGCE, CertEd, DipN, RGN, is learning in practice tutor; Lois Goding, PhD, BEd, CPT, RHV, RGN, is learning in practice lead tutor, both at Heavitree Hospital, Exeter.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 4, PAGE NO: 34-35 Sue Campbell, MPH, BSc, RGN Independent health consultant, Uganda ABSTRACT: Campbell, S. (2007) The process of planning, organising and conducting focus group discussions. www.nursingtimes.net.
Phil Jevon PGCE, BSc, RN, is resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead at Manor Hospital, Walsall Checking the radial pulse is an unreliable method of assessing the ventricular rate in patients with atrial fibrillation. If the ventricular rate is rapid, some contractions may not be strong enough to transmit an arterial pulse-wave through the peripheral artery, resulting in an apex-radial pulse deficit (Lip, 1993).
The skeletal system: Bone structureSubscription
Brendan DochertyPGCE, MSc, RN, is clinical stream manager, cardiology and critical care, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service, AustraliaThis article, the first of a four-part series, explores the core anatomy and physiology of bones, including their purpose and function. Part two covers bone growth; part three looks at the axial skeletal system; and part four examines the appendicular skeletal system.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 3, PAGE NO: 32-33 Mark Cole, BA, RGN, Dip Infection Control Lecturer in nursing, University of Nottingham.
Cardiac monitoring part 3: External pacingSubscription
Phil Jevon PGCE, BSc, RN, is resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead, Manor Hospital, Walsall
ABSTRACT Bush, T. (2007) Guidelines for the cognitive assessment of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease. www.nursingtimes.net.
ABSTRACT: Ozuzu-Nwaiwu, J. (2007) Black women’s perceptions of menopause and the use of hormone replacement therapy.www.nursingtimes.net