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Issue : May 2001

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  • Campylobacter: diagnosis, treatment and preventionSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 54 Paul Sudworth, FIBMS, DMLM, is chief biomedical scientist, Microbiology Department, Scarborough and Northeast Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust

  • It's time to tear apathy apartSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 35Alex Mathieson RGN RNMHI've never subscribed to the view that general elections are dull, boring and best ignored. I like them. Call it idealism or naivety, but I feel there is something cleansing about subjecting our politicians to such intense critical scrutiny.

  • ScabiesSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 57 Margaret Jenkins, RGN, SCM, is a community infection control sister, Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust

  • Making the best use of overseas recruits' skillsSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 38

  • Demystifying practice developmentSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 36

  • What health care assistants know about clean handsSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 63

  • Empowerment in policy and practiceSubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 40 Mark Faulkner, PhD, MSc, BA, RGN, CertTHEd, is lecturer in gerontology and continuing care, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield The term ‘empowerment’ has become increasingly popular in nursing, where it is used in a variety of contexts and given an assortment of meanings (Gibson, 1991).

  • Hand-washing key to food safetySubscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 53Kathryn LittleThe key focus of National Food Safety Week (June 11-17) is hand-washing. Recent publicity has highlighted the risks to the public from poor standards of animal husbandry, food production and processing, particularly during the BSE crisis and the outbreak of E. coli 0157 in Scotland. Continuing evidence in the weekly Communicable Disease Report suggests that cases of food-borne illness continue to rise.

  • NERVOUS SYSTEM 10Subscription

    Clinical31 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 22, PAGE NO: 43Clare Addison...

  • Managing occlusion in central venous cathetersSubscription

    Clinical24 May, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 21, PAGE NO: 36 Liz Simcock, BA, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist for central venous access, Meyerstein Institute of Oncology, Middlesex Hospital, UCLH, London

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