Issue : July 2003
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VOL: 99, ISSUE: 30, PAGE NO: 32 Anne Sherman-Jones, MA, is assistant director, commissioning and service development, Mid Sussex Primary Care Trust
VOL: 99, ISSUE: 30, PAGE NO: 28 Bridget McCall, BA, is information manager, Parkinson’s Disease Society of the United Kingdom, London
SKILLS - Rigid Sigmoidoscopy (Proctoscopy)Subscription
What is phenylketonuria?
VOL: 99, ISSUE: 29, PAGE NO: 59-60. Kathryn Getliffe, PhD, MSc, BSc, PGCEA, RGN, DN, is professor of nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton
The assessment of continence problems in adultsSubscription
Urinary incontinence is defined as a complaint, by a patient, of involuntary leakage of urine (Abrams et al, 2002). It is unpredictable and may be constant or occasional. Its effect on patients can be devastating.
Sickle cell disorders are a group of inherited conditions that affect the red blood cells (erythrocytes). They include sickle cell anaemia, haemoglobin sickle cell disease and beta thalassaemia. Of these the most common and severe is sickle cell anaemia. It is a global health problem, affecting many races and ethnic groups. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 250,000 babies are born each year with the disorder (WHO, 1989).
This article aims to share a way of working with adolescents who have problems with drugs and alcohol. I work in an adolescent mental health team. My role, as a drug and alcohol worker in Child and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS), provides a bridge between the two services.
VOL: 99, ISSUE: 29, PAGE NO: 34 Jayne Hardicre, BSc, PGDip practitioner research, RN, DipPSN, is lecturer in nursing, University of Salford, Manchester