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Tunnicliff, Nano - - 2010
McLaughlin, Rachael - - 2010
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Mojel, Sam - - 2010
Symes, Heather - - 2010
Elliott, Lesley - - 2010
Tunnicliff, Nano - - 2010
Cherrington, Ann - - 2010
Sinclair, Wendy - - 2010
Sharma, Manoj - - 2010
Bale, Emma - - 2010
The authors have combined experience of over forty years working within the NHS and private hospitals as registered operating department practitioners.
Armitage, Amanda - - 2010
Amanda Armitage, Anita Pearson and Jane Smith from South Yorkshire, share their experience of a week-long charitable surgical event.
Cobbold, Angela - - 2010
Regional anaesthesia has become more popular in recent years with an emphasis on cost effectiveness, bed occupancy, and reduction in hospital acquired infections (HAIs). Anaesthesia is a worrying time for any patient, but now the emphasis is to encourage patient empowerment by involving patients in their own care throughout their ...
Baillie, Lesley - - 2010
UK health policy has increasingly recognised that the quality of patients' experiences is important and there is a clear expectation that patients' dignity should be promoted in healthcare. Patients undergoing surgery are particularly vulnerable to their dignity being diminished. Operating department staff should ensure that dignity is promoted through attention ...
Chimutengwende-Gordon, Mukai - - 2010
The decision to transfuse patients perioperatively is made on an individual basis and should consider factors such as duration and severity of anaemia, symptoms, physiological parameters and comorbidities. Autologous blood transfusion has the benefit of avoiding some of the immunological and infective complications associated with allogenic blood transfusion. Pharmacological agents ...
Ellis, Harold - - 2010
If you should ask me to name the most important date in the whole history of surgery, I would reply, without a moment's hesitation, Friday October 16th 1846. The operation was a simple, almost trivial procedure, the removal of a small benign lump in the neck, but it marked the ...
Sivathasan, Niroshan - - 2010
Chlorhexidine is an effective cleansing skin-preparation agent and has many user benefits. It has, however, been associated with a number of complications which are highlighted in this paper. All users of chlorhexidine must be aware of these risks and employ insightful use of this chemical.
Mandelstam, Michael - - 2010
Central government policy emphasises increasingly the importance of users of services having choice and control in health and social care. The policy, particularly in social care, is known as 'personalisation'. The Department of Health explains this as a move away from the traditional welfare state to a consumer-type model of ...
Adams, Ciaran - - 2010
Donald, Doreen - - 2010
Morley, Mary - - 2010
Occupational therapists working in higher education have acknowledged the benefits of peer observation to their professional development and there has been discussion of its potential benefits in clinical settings. However, there is limited literature and no practical guidance on the implementation of observed practice within clinical practice.
Baird, Tess - - 2010
Goal setting is a key component in the rehabilitation process and clinical guidelines recommend collaboration between health care professionals, service users and their families. This qualitative preliminary study (n = 6) used semi-structured interviews to explore the perceptions and experiences of the goal setting process with service users on a ...
Baudinette, Karina - - 2010
Evidence suggests that developmental coordination disorder (DCD) co-occurs with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS). Paediatric occupational therapists working with children with DCD need to consider the impact of co-occurring conditions on the children they assess and treat. A survey investigating the knowledge base and understanding ...
Chantry, Jane - - 2010
Functional impairments can limit the participation of children with disabilities in childhood occupations, which can be detrimental to their overall development and social and emotional wellbeing. The primary goal of occupational therapy for children with disabilities is to facilitate and enable active participation in meaningful occupations. Computer-based assistive technologies can ...
Jarus, Tal - - 2010
Participation is recognised as a key to health and wellbeing and is considered to be a vital part of the development of children and youth. The purpose of this study was to examine the participation patterns of children and adolescents in their time outside formal school. More specifically, the influence ...
Diamantis, Andreas - - 2010
Kircik, Leon - - 2010
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