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Issue : November 2005

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  • Reducing overcrowding on student practice placements.Subscription

    Clinical29 November, 2005

    Since 1997, the UK government has significantly increased the number of nursing student places (Department of Health, 2000a) in order that the nurse recruitment targets of The NHS Plan can be achieved (DoH, 2000b). However, the increase in student numbers has resulted in placement areas being overcrowded and, as a consequence, mentors having to accommodate more students than they can effectively support (Harrison, 2004).

  • Urinary incontinence: why women do not ask for helpSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 47

  • Management of a patient with diabetes and a hypotonic bladderSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 63

  • School nurses' contribution to young people's future healthSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 19

  • Catheter specimens of urine: an audit of practiceSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 56

  • Prostate cancer cells

    Prostate cancerSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 21What is it?

  • A guide to selecting and using urinary sheathsSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 43 Frank Booth, RGN, DNCert, is head of continence services, Fylde Primary Care Trust Louise Lee, RGN, CertMHSC, is clinical nurse specialist, Fylde Primary Care Trust

  • Do cranberries help prevent urinary tract infections?Subscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 38

  • Incontinence and falls in older people: is there a link?Subscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 52 Shankar Loharuka, MBBS, MRCP, is specialist registrar, Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Hospital, Aintree James Barrett, MD, FRCP, is consultant physician, Department of Elderly Medicine, Wirral Hospital NHS Trust, Clatterbridge Hospital, Bebington, Wirral;Brenda Roe, PhD, RN, RHV, FRSH, is professor of health sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

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    Opioids for the management of persistent non-cancer painSubscription

    Clinical22 November, 2005

    Cathy Stannard, MB, ChB, FRCA, is consultant in pain medicine, pain clinic, Macmillan Centre, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol;Karen Simpson, MB, ChB, FRCA, is consultant in anaesthesia and pain management, pain management service, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds;Amanda C de C Williams, PhD, is reader in clinical health psychology, University College London