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La simulation comme projet d’excellence universitaire : l’exemple de l’Université de Hertfordshire en Angleterre
This article presents the development of a large clinical simulation centre within a British university. This centre is used by students and professionals from all healthcare disciplines where they take part in highfidelity ...
Patient Satisfaction with Private Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal Pain
Despite emphasis on patient centred healthcare, healthcare professionals have been slow to use validated measurements of patient satisfaction in physiotherapy practice. This cross sectional survey measured patient satisfaction ...
Neoliberalism and its implications for mental health in the UK
This article sets out to outline the tenets of neoliberalism and globalization, prior to the identification of the implications of neoliberalism for the British health system since 1979. The article then focuses on the ...
A Study to Examine Patient Adherence to Wearing 24-Hour Forearm Thermoplastic Splints after Tendon Repairs
Adherence is believed to be essential in ensuring a successful clinical outcome. There is a paucity of research available investigating adherence and the effect of nonadherence in hand therapy. This study was conducted to ...
Development of a programme to facilitate interprofessional simulation-based training for final year undergraduate healthcare students
(Higher Education Academy / University of Hertfordshire, 2008)
Introduction: Students have few opportunities to practise alongside students from other disciplines. Simulation offers an ideal context to provide them with concrete experience in a safe and controlled environment. This ...
Education for the Future : The Changing Nature of Education for Staff in Learning Disability Services
The importance of effective education for staff working in services for people with learning disabilities has been highlighted regularly as a key strategy for improving the quality of care and services. However, there has ...
Experiences in the introduction of a simulation pharmacy within a multi-professional simulation centre
Introduction: A new School of Pharmacy at the University of Hertfordshire launched a MPharm programme in September 2005. The Programme has an innovative curriculum supported by state of the art teaching facilities including ...
A systematic review of older people's perceptions of facilitators and barriers to participation in fall prevention interventions
The prevention of falls is currently high on the health policy agenda in the United Kingdom, which has led to the establishment of many falls-prevention services. If these are to be effective, however, the acceptability ...
The analytic integration of qualitative data sources
Ultrasound in contemporary physiotherapy practice
Although therapeutic ultrasound has been used for over 50 years in physiotherapy, its use in the clinical environment has changed significantly over this period, and whereas in the past, its use was primarily for its thermal ...