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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 ...
Anatomy and physiology
Differences in risk factors between Black Caribbean patients with stroke in Barbados and South London
Background and Purpose— Risk of stroke is higher in black Caribbeans in the United Kingdom compared with black Caribbeans in their country of origin. We investigated if these differences were caused by variations in ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...