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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.
A Second Amendment for Cyber? - Possession, Prohibition and Personal Liberty for the Information Age
The term 'cybernetics' was coined by the French physicist Ampère in 1834 to describe civil government, and the expansion of the term into the informational realm still implies issue of control and governance. This paper ...
Remember the risks of intravenous therapy and know how to reduce them
(M A Healthcare, 2018-04-26)
Provides an overview of the key risks and complications associated with the administration of intravenous therapy
Review: Introduction to Social Policy Analysis: Illuminating Welfare
This is my review of Stephen Sinclair's introductory Social Policy textbook
An exploration of how women in the UK perceive the provision of care received in an early pregnancy assessment unit: an interpretive phenomenological analysis
(BMJ Open, 2018-08-17)
Objective The objective of the study was to explore how women experience care within an early pregnancy assessment unit (EPAU) and how they are helped to understand, reconcile and make sense of their loss and make informed ...
National Maternity and Perinatal Audit
This session will give participants an overview of the National and Maternal Perinatal Audit. We will explore the relevance of the audit to clinical practice and look at how findings can be applied to improve the quality ...
Valproate preparations for agitation in dementia (Review)
Background Agitation has been reported in up to 90% of people with dementia. Agitation in people with dementia worsens carer burden, increases the risk of injury, and adds to the need for institutionalisation. Valproate ...
An exploration of the experience of using the TENA Pants product compared to usual continence products as perceived by carers of people with dementia in care homes
(ESSITY UK Ltd, 2018)
Abstract: Incontinence is a common symptom experienced by many older people with dementia, with an increased prevalence noted in care home settings when compared to community dwellings. Incontinence may often be a reason ...
Development of materials to support parents whose babies cry excessively: findings and health service implications
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-01-10)
Aim To develop evidence-based materials which provide information and support for parents who are concerned about their baby’s excessive crying. As well as meeting these parents’ needs, the aim was to develop a package ...
Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing professional development
Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults continuing professional development (SOVA-CPD) training for nurses. Method 51 participants were recruited from three different ...