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Issue : June 2002

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  • Lessons in empowermentSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 36

  • COPD management within primary careSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 52

  • Myeloma: its diagnosis and treatmentSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 38

  • The management and care of chest drainsSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 48 Cathy Tooley, RN, is respiratory sister, Department of Respiratory Medicine, James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth

  • Pulmonary transplantation: friend or foe?Subscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 55Helen Castle, BSc, RGN, is a clinician's assistant, Papworth Hospital, CambridgeFor patients with end-stage lung disease few options are available to relieve them of their increasing breathlessness and deteriorating quality of life. Transplantation is an option for some of them, but the length of time a patient must wait, once accepted on to the waiting list, before a suitable donor organ becomes available is unpredictable.

  • Implementing health checks for the over-75sSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 34 Kate Lloyd, MA, BA, CertEd, RGN, DipHV, is rural project worker, Duchess of Kent Hospital, Catterick, North Yorkshire;Kath Wise, RGN, RM, CertHV, CPT, Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice, is health visitor and community practice tutor, Hambleton and Richmondshire Primary Care Trust;Elaine Wyllie, RGN, DipHV, is a health visitor, Hambleton and Richmondshire Primary Care Trust

  • Helping patients breathe easierSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 47

  • Linda Nazarko discusses the vital role of assessment in care of the older personSubscription

    Clinical25 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 26, PAGE NO: 33LINDA NAZARKOAt the beginning of the Queen's reign, only a few hundred centenarians received telegrams congratulating them on their longevity. Last year 3,500 were sent. Life-expectancy has risen by 15 years over the past 50 years and the challenge now is to ensure that those extra years are not marred by disease or disability.

  • Prevention of heel pressure ulcers in an orthopaedic unitSubscription

    Clinical18 June, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 25, PAGE NO: 53 Anne Wilson, RGN, BSc, is tissue viability nurse, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley

  • Travel vaccines: a guide to appropriate useSubscription

    Clinical18 June, 2002

    Over 200 years ago, Edward Jenner began the science of vaccinology (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, 2002). Today it is used to offer protection against a variety of diseases. And, although there has been a fall in levels of routine childhood immunisation due to parental concerns over safety, numbers seeking travel immunisation continue to rise.

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