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Issue : July 2002

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  • Are nurses equipped to manage actual or suspected elder abuse?Subscription

    Clinical1 July, 2002

    Ginnette Kitchen, MSc, RMN, RN.

  • Benign prostate diseaseSubscription

    Clinical9 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 53Vanessa Basketter, BSc, RGN, Dip(HE), is uro-oncology clinical nurse specialist, St Mary's Hospital, PortsmouthThe prostate is a chestnut-sized gland present in men. It is situated at the base of the bladder, surrounding the urethra like a doughnut. Once a man reaches middle age, the prostate grows and is a potential source of disease and disability (Bott and Kirby, 2002).

  • Care of the heart transplant patientSubscription

    Clinical9 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 34

  • Chronic Heart FailureSubscription

    Clinical9 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 41 ELAINE COADY, RGN, MSc (Cardiology), cardiac nurse consultant, Cardiothoracic Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital, London Sponsored by Pfizer

  • Creating a truly cohesive serviceSubscription

    Clinical9 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 47Ian Pomfret, RGN, ND Cert, PWT, is district continence adviser, Chorley and South Ribble PCTReview of Continence Services (Department of Health, 2000) emphasised multiprofessional continence care. It stressed the need for integrated continence services involving the various professionals who provide continence care at all levels - having common, evidence-based policies, procedures, guidelines and targets.

  • Establishing nutritional guidelines for critically ill patients: Part 2Subscription

    Clinical1 July, 2002

    Marie E. Riley, RN, Dip Adult Critical Care.Staff Nurse, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, The General Infirmary at Leeds, LeedsHaving decided that nutritional intervention is necessary, perhaps because a patient has swallowing difficulties after a stroke or radical surgery, the nurse must establish access using the most appropriate tube type.

  • Factors that affect women's uptake of cardiac rehabilitation schemesSubscription

    Clinical1 July, 2002

    June Davison, BSc (Hons), RN.

  • Home oxygen therapy for childrenSubscription

    Clinical23 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 30, PAGE NO: 37

  • Improving skills for livingSubscription

    Clinical1 July, 2002

    Anne Allsop, RMN.Community Mental Health Nurse, South Staffordshire Healthcare NHS Trust, StaffordPartnership working has been promoted as the means through which community nursing will achieve the objectives and goals set out for it in The NHS Plan (Department of Health, 2000).

  • Management of clot retention following urological surgerySubscription

    Clinical9 July, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 48

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