Issue : June 2007
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VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 44Dave BurnsMSc, CertEd, RGN, RNT, is senior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, and national training manager, Respiratory Education UK, Liverpool.Burns, D. (2007) Exploring the growing problem of allergy. Nursing Times; 103: 24, 44-45.
To ascertain current views, perceptions and ideas on the controversial role of community matron. …
The experience of living with a pressure ulcer.Subscription
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Brighton and Hove school nurses conducted a pilot study to explore issues that could arise in collecting personal i…
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment and Grading.Subscription
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 15, PAGE NO: 38 Heidi Guy, BSc, RN is tissue viability clinical nurse specialist, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Hertford
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 15, PAGE NO: 26 Christine Penhale, BSc, RGN, is ALS instructor at the Resuscitation Council (UK) Mandy Odell, PGdipEd, MA, RGN, is nurse consultant in critical care at the Royal Berkshire Foundation NHS Trust
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has recently launched its safe medication practice work programme for 2007-2008, which includes five patient safety alerts (NPSA, 2007a). It has also produced a report on improving the use of medicines in the NHS, which comprises an analysis of medication incidents and outlines the safe medication work programme (NPSA, 2007b).
Faecal incontinence following childbirthSubscription
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 14, PAGE NO: 40Rona Mackenzie, BA, SRN, SCM, DNCert, CertEd, is clinical nurse specialist in continence, West Essex PCTAlison Clubb, RM, is continence link midwife, Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, HarlowInjury to the anal sphincter during childbirth is the major cause of faecal incontinence in women and is estimated ...
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VOL: 103, ISSUE: 14, PAGE NO: 23Provisional data from the Health Protection Agency (HPA, 2007) shows that cases of tuberculosis (TB) in England, Wa...