Issue : July 2002
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Trauma is said to have occurred when the body tissues and/or organs sustain injuries caused by the transfer of some form of energy that is greater than they can tolerate (Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), 1995).
Thorough assessment of functional incontinenceSubscription
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Philip Woodrow, MA, RGN, DipN, Grad Cert Ed. Practice Development Nurse, ITU, Kent and Canterbury Hospital NHS Trust Nurses are often the first members of the health-care team to detect breathing problems in patients, and are often involved in caring for patients receiving respiratory support ranging from oxygen therapy (via a facemask or nasal cannulae) to non-invasive ventilation.
Karen LayFlurrie, RN.
Eileen O’Grady, BSc (Hons), RN, Staff Nurse.
Reducing the shortage of donor hearts in the UKSubscription
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Prostate cancer updateSubscription
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