Issue : July 2002
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Home oxygen therapy for childrenSubscription
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Managing day-to-day problems in practiceSubscription
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Creating a truly cohesive serviceSubscription
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.
Benign prostate diseaseSubscription
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).
Thorough assessment of functional incontinenceSubscription
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Prostate cancer updateSubscription
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Chronic Heart FailureSubscription
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 41 ELAINE COADY, RGN, MSc (Cardiology), cardiac nurse consultant, Cardiothoracic Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital, London Sponsored by Pfizer
Nutrition for physically frail older peopleSubscription
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Care of the heart transplant patientSubscription
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Reducing the shortage of donor hearts in the UKSubscription
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Improving skills for livingSubscription
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).
June Davison, BSc (Hons), RN.
Eileen O’Grady, BSc (Hons), RN, Staff Nurse.
Ginnette Kitchen, MSc, RMN, RN.
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.
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).