Now showing items 1-6 of 6
A heterosexual life : Older women and agency within marriage and the family
This paper presents the life history of one older woman, Jean, and engages with feminist debates about the nature Of women's agency within institutionalised heterosexuality. As the data show, Jean grew up within an environment ...
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
Background: Colloid solutions are widely used in fluid resuscitation of critically ill patients. There are several choices of colloid and there is ongoing debate about the relative effectiveness of colloids compared to ...
The complexity of loss in continuing care institutions for older people : A review of the literature
This article analyzes the findings of a literature review undertaken on loss in continuing care institutions. It suggests that research undertaken in continuing care institutions, such as care homes, ignores the complexity ...
From women's health to gender and health
Telephone consultation and triage : effects on health care use and patient satisfaction
Background: Telephone consultation is the process where calls are received, assessed and managed by giving advice or by referral to a more appropriate service. In recent years there has been a growth in telephone consultation ...
Determining the value of simulation in nurse education: Study design and initial results
Nowadays simulation is taking an important place in training and education of healthcare professionals. The University of Hertfordshire is carrying out a study which aims to determine the effect of realistic scenario-based ...