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Jweinat, Jillian - - 2010
O'Connor, Stephen - - 2010
Quick, Julie - - 2010
The arrival of work-based learning awards in professional education offers an alternative route for healthcare professionals looking to undertake post-registration education. The unique way that work-based learning integrates individual learning needs with that of role requirements makes the award an ideal choice for the advanced perioperative practitioner (APP) who wishes ...
Pirie, Susan - - 2010
This article focuses on issues relating to patient positioning, by providing an overview of various patient positions, pressure area care and an awareness of some preventative measures to ensure safe patient care.
Raven-Vause, Anne - - 2010
Many operating department practitioners believe that career success depends solely on technical ability. In this article Anne Raven-Vause challenges the nature of competent performance in busy perioperative settings and explores the skill set that needs to be developed in tomorrow's leaders.
Ellis, Harold - - 2010
Aneurysms of the abdominal aorta, usually due to arteriosclerosis, have been long recognised as presenting a formidable challenge to the surgeon. At first symptomless, the aneurysm then presents as a pulsatile swelling. Once it reaches about 6cm in diameter, it is at risk of rupture, and this danger increases as ...
Khan, Wasim - - 2010
The ankle and foot are functionally important and complex joints. Bony fractures and ligamentous injuries are common. In this review paper we will discuss the functional anatomy, imaging, classification and the management of common ankle and foot injuries including ankle fractures, Achilles tendon ruptures, Lisfranc joint injuries, calcaneo fractures and ...
Scott, Bevan - - 2010
Reducing the number of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in the National Health Service (NHS) has the potential for large cost savings. This review identifies factors which affect the incidence rate of CAUTI, as well as the need for further studies investigating cost-effectiveness, particularly in the areas of silver alloy ...
Zinder, Steven - - 2010
Objective: To present recommendations for the prevention, education, and management of skin infections in athletes.
Stiller-Ostrowski, Jennifer - - 2010
Objective: To present the case of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men's lacrosse athlete with fourth cranial nerve injury as the result of a minor traumatic blow.
Rigsby, Ruel - - 2010
Reference: Hegedus E J, Goode A, Campbell S, et al. Physical examination tests of the shoulder: a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests. Br J Sports Med. 2008;42(2):80-92.
Zech, Astrid - - 2010
Objective: As a result of inconsistencies in reported findings, controversy exists regarding the effectiveness of balance training for improving functional performance and neuromuscular control. Thus, its practical benefit in athletic training remains inconclusive. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of training interventions in enhancing neuromuscular control and functional performance.
O'Connor, Caitlin - - 2010
Context: Previous researchers have demonstrated that male and female athletes feel more comfortable with treatment by a same-sex athletic trainer for sex-specific injuries and conditions.
Marra, Jeremy - - 2010
Context: The concept of culture and its relationship to athletic training beliefs and practices is virtually unexplored. The changing demographics of the United States and the injuries and illnesses of people from diverse backgrounds have challenged health care professionals to provide culturally competent care.
Yang, Jingzhen - - 2010
Context: Social support has been identified as an important factor in facilitating recovery from injury. However, no previous authors have prospectively assessed the change in social support patterns before and after injury.
Godek, Sandra - - 2010
Context: Sweat sodium losses have never been reported in a large cohort of American football players.
Aronson, Patricia - - 2010
Context: Recommendations on the positioning of the tibiofemoral joint during a valgus stress test to optimize isolation of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) from other medial joint structures vary in the literature. If a specific amount of flexion could be identified as optimally isolating the MCL, teaching and using the ...
Kollock, Roger O., - - 2010
Context: Insufficient lower extremity strength may be a risk factor for lower extremity injuries such as noncontact anterior cruciate ligament tears. Therefore, clinicians need reliable instruments to assess strength deficiencies.
Ferber, Reed - - 2010
Context: The Ober and Thomas tests are subjective and involve a "negative" or "positive" assessment, making them difficult to apply within the paradigm of evidence-based medicine. No authors have combined the subjective clinical assessment with an objective measurement for these special tests.
Long, Blaine - - 2010
Context: Thermocouples and electrothermometers are used in therapeutic modality research. Until recently, researchers assumed that these instruments were valid and reliable.
Draper, David - - 2010
Context: Although originally manufactured for use in diagnostic imaging of internal structures, 2-cm-thick gel pads are also used as conducting media for therapeutic ultrasound over areas with bony prominences. Research on the ability of these pads to conduct enough energy to adequately heat tissues has provided mixed results. However, this ...
Eckner, James - - 2010
Context: Evidence suggests that concussion prolongs reaction time (RT). We have developed a simple, reliable clinical tool for measuring reaction time that may be of value in the assessment of concussion in athletes.
Armstrong, Lawrence - - 2010
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Gawith, Andrew - - 2010
Alexander, Glenda - - 2010
Gallagher, Christine - - 2010
Squires, Kay - - 2010
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