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Cultural Norms About the Roles of Older People in Sikh Families.
(Sense Publishers: Boston, 2013)
This chapter is organised into two parts. Part I discusses the migration history of Sikhs in the UK. It reviews current literature that provides a useful insight into the development and characteristics of Sikh communities ...
The Views of Carers of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities on Annual Health Checks - Final Report
(Learning Disability Carers Community, 2016-12-21)
This report presents data from a survey of carers about Annual Health Checks for people with learning/intellectual disabilities. The main aims of this study were to discover what factors cause the low uptake of Annual ...
Does the delivery of diagnostic news affect the likelihood of whether or not patients ask questions about the results? A conversation analytic study
This paper was produced following a collaboration between researchers at Imperial College London, University of Leicester and De Montfort University.
Evaluation of The SmokeScreen
(Oxford Health Alliance, 2011)
The SmokeScreen, an intervention aimed at reducing the uptake of smoking in young people was evaluated in schools in Leicester. There were differences in smoking between schools, each gender, ethnic and religious groups. ...
Summaries of Nursing Care-Related Systematic Reviews: Individual patient education for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Nurses in both the community and hospital setting are frequently the initial points of contact for diabetics and important providers of education and health promotion. The advent of nurse-led clinics and autonomous ...
Starting where I am: a grounded theory exploration of mindfulness as a facilitator of transition in living with a long-term condition
Aim To explore how practising mindfulness affects people’s experiences of living with a long-term condition. Background Increasing evidence suggests that mindfulness meditation-based interventions benefit people with ...
Dementia and Caregiving in South Asian Communities in the UK
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015)
This chapter explores experiences of caring for a family member with dementia for those from South Asian communities living in the United Kingdom (UK). The barriers and challenges faced by South Asian carers of a family ...
An Innovative approach to Curriculum Development, through Partnership working
(NET 2012 conference, 2012-09)
In 2010 the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) published new Standards for Pre-Registration Nurse Education (NMC, 2010) stating that all programmes leading to registration must be at a minimum of degree level. Providers ...
Surgical approaches for lung volume reduction in emphysema
(Royal College of Physicians, 2014-04-01)
Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is recommended in both British and international guidelines because trials have shown improvement in survival in selected patients with ...