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Anatomy and physiology
Observer variation in FDG PET-CT for staging of non small cell lung carcinoma
Purpose: Error and variation in reporting remains one of the weakest features of clinical imaging despite enormous technological advances in nuclear medicine and radiology. The aim of this study was to evaluate agreement ...
Evaluation of the Advanced Practitioner Roles
(Institute for Employment Studies, 2009)
In February 2008 Skills for Health, in partnership with NHS West Midlands, commissioned the Institute for Employment Studies to undertake a national evaluation of five Advanced Practitioner roles introduced under the New ...
Do Grandparents matter? The impact of grandparenting on the well being of children : Summary report
(University of Hertfordshire / Family Matters Institute, 2009)
This timely and important report shows the immense value of grandparents in 21st century family life. It reveals a unique relationship that exists between the older generation and the youngest: a relationship of love and ...
A pilot simulation-based theatre team training course to improve patient safety
We are about to start running scenario-based simulation sessions for the CPD of clinical teams from the local acute care NHS Trusts. A pilot session for theatre teams was organised to determine the participants’ views about ...
The importance of staff support in the provision of emotionally sensitive care
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009)
Restorative justice, mediation and relational conflict resolution in work with young people in residential care
Conflict resolution approaches such as restorative justice and mediation are becoming increasingly important in policy and practice in work with children and young people, be this in relation to work with separating parents ...
Revascularization versus medical therapy for renal-artery stenosis
Atherosclerotic renovascular disease is a common condition with a rate of death of about 16% per year, largely from associated cardiovascular disease.1-3 Stenosis of the renal artery is associated with both hypertension ...
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 ...