Issue : October 2001
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Margaret McGovern, RN.
A proactive approach to preventing abuseSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 43, PAGE NO: 32
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 41PHIL JEVON, RESUSCITATION OFFICER, MANOR HOSPITAL, WALSALLTo ensure adequate ventilation during cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, prompt assessment of the patient's airway is essential, together with effective airway management. It may not be possible to restart an arrested myocardium without adequate oxygenation (Resuscitation Council (UK), 2000).
Benchmarking: how do you do it?Subscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 30
Between a rock and a hard placeSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 31Eileen Shepherd, RGN, DipNTo visit a relative who is lying in bed with any form of restraint, including cot sides, is disturbing, but to see a relative lying on a mattress on the floor can appear on the surface to be barbaric.
Bladder health and continence careSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 55
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 41, PAGE NO: 32 Ursula O’Leary, MSc, DipPainManagement, RN, was nurse manager at St John’s Hospice at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, London, at the time of writing
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 43 PHIL JEVON, RESUSCITATION OFFICER, MANOR HOSPITAL, WALSALL
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 36Alice Webster, MSc, BA, RGN, RHV, RM, is health visitor/development, Eastbourne and County Health Care NHS TrustThe idea behind Sure Start is to reshape and add value to local services for families. The project offers support for parents and carers by delivering a variety of multi-agency services.
Janet Richardson, BSc (Hons), PhD, CPsychol, RN, DipDN, PGCE, RNT.