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Rotator cuff tears: is non-surgical management effective?
Background: Rotator cuff-related shoulder pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint with an increasing number of people with shoulder pain undergoing surgical repair each year. The relationship between rotator cuff tendon ...
Beaten into Submissiveness? An Investigation into the Protective Strategies used by Survivors of Domestic Abuse
The aim of the study was to identify the prevalence and perceived helpfulness of a variety of protective strategies that were used by female survivors of domestic abuse and to explore factors that may have influenced ...
Student life - Your first clinical placement : prepare well and ask for help
Your first clinical placement as a nursing student will be an exciting experience, but it may also be somewhat overwhelming.
Patient and staff opinions are vital to debate about services
The NHS consults and collaborates with patients, carers and the public in a spirit of public involvement. This means that listening to, and acting on, feedback is important during the planning, redesigning and reconfiguring ...
Developmental patterns of adolescent spiritual health in six countries
The spiritual health of adolescents is a topic of emerging contemporary importance. Limited numbers of international studies provide evidence about developmental patterns of this aspect of health during the adolescent ...
Learning from narrative to understand person-centred experience: a literature review
Within healthcare, narrative can be a compelling way to teach professionals about patient experience and foster a more humanistic, person-centred understanding of care. The neonatal nursing field is a speciality with ...
Public involvement in research within care homes : benefits and challenges in the APPROACH study
BACKGROUND: Public involvement in research (PIR) can improve research design and recruitment. Less is known about how PIR enhances the experience of participation and enriches the data collection process. In a study to ...
Commissioning care for people with dementia at the end of life: a mixed methods study.
Objectives To understand how end of life care for people with dementia is currently commissioned (.e contracted)and organised, with a view to informing the development of commissioning guidance for good quality community-based ...
Is thoracic spine posture associated with shoulder pain, range of motion and function? A systematic review
IntroductionExcessive thoracic kyphosis is considered a predisposing factor for shoulder pain, though there is uncertainty about the nature of the relationship between shoulder pain and thoracic spine posture. The aim of ...
''One Passion, One Vision and One World’’- Reflections on the 9th Council of International Neonatal Nurses Conference (COINN) 2016
This report presents our reflections and feedback of the 9th Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) conference 2016 that took place at the Westin hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from August 13th to ...