Issue : November 2005
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Caroline Byard, RGN, is diabetes specialist nurse, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust;Robert Gregory, MD, FRCP, is consultant diabetologist, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust;Anita Khulpateea, RGN, is diabetes specialist nurse, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust;Andrew Burden, MD, FRCP, is consultant diabetologist and reader in medical and social care education, Sandwell and ...
Aim: As part of an ongoing service development programme at St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton, it was identified that it would be beneficial to explore whether qualified nursing staff in the hospital’s five clinical divisions were satisfied with the clinical supervision they received. Also, the survey examined whether supervision was of good quality, was suitable for different specialist environments and if it affected motivation, skills, confidence and stress levels. The survey also ...
IV drug preparation and reconstitutionSubscription
The preparation and administration of intravenous (IV) drugs is a relatively common procedure in many areas of clinical practice.
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 47, PAGE NO: 67 Elaine Cronin, RGN, BSc, PGDip, is stoma care nurse, St Mary’s Hospital NHS Trust, London
Understanding wound dressings: HydrocolloidsSubscription
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VOL: 101, ISSUE: 46, PAGE NO: 47 Robin Cooper, RGN, DipDN, CPT, is specialist wound care practitioner, North Hampshire Primary Care Trust, Basingstoke
Linda Diggle, MSc (nursing), BSc, BA, RGN, is principal research nurse, Oxford Vaccine Group, University of Oxford
Jennifer Nosek, RGN, OND, PDip, MHS, is specialist nurse in ophthalmology, Wolverhampton Eye Infirmary
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 46, PAGE NO: 45 Alan Lansdown, PhD, FRCPath, is senior lecturer in chemical pathology, Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London Angela Williams, MSc, RGN, is vascular nursing specialist, Department of Vascular Surgery; Susan Chandler, RGN, is sister, Outpatients Department; Susan Benfield, RGN, is staff nurse, Outpatients Department; all three at Charing Cross Hospital, London
Cervical cancer is the second most common gynaecological cancer after ovarian cancer. Research has found that human papilloma viruses (HPVs) are responsible for most, possibly all, cases and are also implicated in other anogenital cancers and in a subset of head and neck cancers (zur Hausen, 2002). A relatively limited number of HPV genotypes are classified as high risk and these have been isolated from almost all cervical cancers studied (Bekkers et al, 2004). Unfortunately, while ...