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Issue : March 2002

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  • Mouth-to-mask ventilationSubscription

    Clinical28 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 45PHIL JEVON, RESUSCITATION OFFICER, MANOR HOSPITAL, WALSALLSponsored by PfizerA well-fitting pocket mask is an effective method of ventilation when used by a trained practitioner. It is ideal if there is only one person available to provide ventilation.

  • Part 3. Prevention strategiesSubscription

    Clinical28 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 37Krzysztof S. Gebhardt, PhD, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist, pressure ulcer prevention, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, LondonSPONSORED BY THE TIELLE RANGEKrzysztof S. Gebhardt, PhD, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist, pressure ulcer prevention, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London

  • Rheumatoid arthritis: limiting the damageSubscription

    Clinical28 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 34Gillian Hosie, MB, ChB, GP, is a general practitioner, Knightswood Medical Practice, Glasgow, and a past president of the Primary Care Rheumatology SocietyGillian Hosie, MB, ChB, GP, is a general practitioner, Knightswood Medical Practice, Glasgow, and a past president of the Primary Care Rheumatology Society

  • Nursing with Dignity Part 5: RastafarianismSubscription

    Clinical28 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 42 Carol Baxter, PhD, MSc, RN, RM, RHV, DN, FETC, is professor of nursing and head of the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research and Development, Middlesex University

  • We need nurses to rule the roostSubscription

    Clinical28 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 13, PAGE NO: 33Tracy Mcfall, BSc, RGN, OHNIs nursing leadership alive and vibrant in the UK? This question has generated a lot of debate in the nursing world recently, but what do we mean by a nurse leader?

  • View oxygen as a drugSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 47Claire KentThe delivery of oxygen needs to be taken more seriously than it is. I am not saying that just because I am involved in caring for many hypoxic patients. Nurses supply and administer oxygen to patients daily - in fact, you may have cared for someone using it today - but did you sign the relevant prescription sheet? Was there one?

  • Cancer care put through its pacesSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 32Jo Luthert, MSc, RGN, HDipHV, OncCert, is coordinator, London Cancer Services Peer ReviewHow good are your trust's cancer services? How would you find out? You have probably used a variety of measures until now, but you will not have seen the whole picture.

  • A nurse-led service for COPD patientsSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 53

  • Improving palliative careSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 34Rosaleen Bawn, RGN, BSc, DPSN, is a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in palliative care;Terry Matthews is clinical development facilitator, Huddersfield Royal InfirmaryApalliative care link nurse group was set up at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary six years ago with the aim of enhancing nurses' skills and fostering the delivery of quality care to patients and their families.

  • Patient assessmentSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 39 Krzysztof Gebhardt, PhD, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist, pressure ulcer prevention, at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London

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