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Fast Girls, Foreigners and GIs : An Exploration of the Discursive Strategies Through Which the Status of Pre-Marital (Hetero) sexual Ignorance and Restraint Was Upheld During the Second World War
This paper explores contradictions within qualitative data gathered among women and men whose young adulthood coincided with the Second World War. These data were generated as part of an ESRC-funded project which investigated ...
Factors related to successful transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects using the Amplatzer septal occluder
The Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) is used for transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects (ASDs). This study aimed to determine the factors influencing successful closure with the ASO. A retrospective analysis of 69 ...
Observer Variation in Interpreting 18F-FDG PET/CT Findings for Lymphoma Staging
Many studies demonstrate a high accuracy for PET in staging lymphoma, but few assess observer variation. This study quantified agreement for staging lymphoma with PET/CT. Methods: The PET/CT images of 100 patients with ...
Health researchers' attitudes towards public involvement in health research
Objective To investigate health researchers' attitudes to involving the public in research. Background Public involvement in research is encouraged by the Department of Health in the UK. Despite this, the number of health ...
Using high-fidelity patient simulation to teach physician assistant (PA) students
Introduction: PAs are normally life-science graduates enrolled on a two-year postgraduate programme who eventually function as semi-autonomous clinicians under the direct supervision of designated doctors. The introduction ...
Acquisition of knowledge of other healthcare disciplines through simulation
Introduction : Students have few opportunities to practise alongside other disciplines. Simulation offers an ideal context to provide experience in a safe and controlled environment to junior trainees. This project explores ...
The prevalence of neovascularity in patients clinically diagnosed with rotator cuff tendinopathy
Background: Shoulder dysfunction is common and pathology of the rotator cuff tendons and subacromial bursa are considered to be a major cause of pain and morbidity. Although many hypotheses exist there is no definitive ...
The importance of staff support in the provision of emotionally sensitive care
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009)
Effect of listening to Nellie the Elephant during CPR training on performance of chest compressions by lay people : randomised crossover trial
To determine whether listening to music during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training increases the proportion of lay people delivering chest compressions of 100 per minute.
Role of simulation in enhancing knowledge and skills for clinical practice in pre registration Nursing and Midwifery students
Introduction: The use of simulation in nursing education is increasing. Nurses require knowledge and skills for safe and effective practice. Simulation based training has been used to enhance clinical skills in critical ...