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Bliss, Rosalie - - 2011
Brame, Karen - - 2011
This article will reflect on my experiences in becoming an advanced scrub practitioner (ASP), using a reflective model to support the structure. Since Dewey's simple claim (1938, cited by Rolfe 2001) that 'we learn by doing and realising what came of what we did', many other authors have advocated and ...
Sultan, Pervez - - 2011
An anaesthetic preoperative assessment for all patients is the standard of care in UK hospitals. The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) 2009 guidelines state that a postoperative visit, within 24 hours following surgery, is recommended for patients only in certain circumstances. This article critiques these guidelines and explores factors which ...
Rees, Colin - - 2011
Research ethics relate to three groups of perioperative nurses: those who undertake research within the clinical area, those clinically responsible for patients taking part in research studies or trials, and finally the students and qualified staff who critique research articles and want to ensure that the standard of ethical rigour ...
Spurrier, Edward - - 2011
It is common practice in wrist arthroscopy to suspend the patient's arm using Chinese finger traps and to distract the wrist joint by applying weight to the arm at the elbow. This may apply significant pressure to the fingers, and potentially damage the digital nerves. We examined the pressure applied ...
Onyema, Christopher - - 2011
Knee arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive technique that allows intra-articular assessment and treatment of knee joint pathology. It has proven benefits of reduced patient morbidity, earlier recovery and mobilisation, and it is cost-effective. In this paper we review the anatomy of the knee joint, indications and contra-indications to knee arthroscopic use, ...
Ellis, Harold - - 2011
Most healthcare professionals, if asked, would say that plastic and reconstructive surgery is a recent phenomenon. So most of it is, but, rather surprisingly, the story of replacing the absent nose goes back for many centuries.
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Craven, Stephen - - 2011
Rohrs, Stefanie - - 2011
van Niekerk, Anton - - 2011
Race as a variable in research ethics is investigated: to what extent is it morally appropriate to regard the race of research subjects as pivotal for research outcomes? The challenges it poses to deliberation in research ethics committees are considered, and it is concluded that race sometimes must be considered, ...
Archer, Brett - - 2011
Background. During 2008, Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus re-emerged in South Africa as focal outbreaks in several provinces.
Heyns, C.F. - - 2011
Objectives. We aimed to compare the presenting features and management of prostate cancer among different racial groups.
Lawn, Stephen - - 2011
Background. Timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART) is a critical component of the case management of patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) and advanced immunodeficiency. We sought to determine the impact of the introduction of provider-initiated HIV-testing in TB clinics in 2005 on subsequent referrals of patients with HIV-associated TB at ...
Lessells, Richard - - 2011
Objectives. To explore linkage to and retention in HIV care after an episode of cryptococcal meningitis (CM) in rural South Africa.
Wang, Bingxia - - 2011
Background. Faith-based organisations have expanded antiretroviral therapy (ART) in community clinics across South Africa. Loss to follow-up (LTFU), however, limits the potential individual and population treatment benefits and optimal care.
Brown, Douglas - - 2011
This historical paper documents the unbroken legacy of the West family of chiropractors which has flourished in Canada for over 100 years. Part I, unearthed the origins, development and careers of Archibald West, the founder of this dynasty, his son Samuel and grandson Stephen. Part II, delves into the life ...
Hudes, Karen - - 2011
Objective: This case study chronicled the assessment, treatment and management of two adolescent patients presenting with acute knee pain, diagnosed as medial meniscus tear, with or without a medial collateral ligament sprain, with coronary ligament involvement. Cases: Patient 1: A 16 year old male football player presented with right medial ...
Parkinson, Jodi - - 2011
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the attitudes of clinical faculty during the 2009-2010 academic year at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College towards the treatment of various non-musculoskeletal disorders.
Blanchette, Marc-Andre - - 2011
Objectives: To investigate changes in muscular activity and strength of subjects diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis (LE). To assess the appropriateness of these measures in the patient's follow-up.
Gleberzon, Brian - - 2011
Introduction: The purpose of this article was to perform a narrative review of the chiropractic literature regarding older patients between 2001 and 2010.
Bruno, Paul - - 2011
The use of diagnostic tests is a crucial aspect of clinical practice since they assist clinicians in establishing whether a patient has or does not have a particular condition. In order for any clinical test to be used most appropriately, it is essential that several parameters be established regarding the ...
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