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Chronic illness, reproductive health and moral work: women’s experiences of epilepsy
Background: The impact of chronic illness on families has long been noted in the literature but in such studies families appear as ready-formed entities. This exploratory qualitative study addresses the largely unacknowledged ...
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 ...
Tackling childhood obesity
Childhood obesity is becoming a major problem and this article highlights the rising levels in the UK and considers how key government policy, aimed at tackling the problem, may impact upon school nurses.
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 ...
Eating disorders and concurrent psychopathology : a reconceptualisation of clinical need through Rasch analysis
Therapies for anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), binge eating disorder (BED) and eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) take as their focus, perhaps of necessity, the eating disorder symptomatology. ...
"If the Food Looks Dodgy I Dinnae Eat It" : teenagers' accounts of food and eating practices in socio-economically disadvantaged families
This paper examines how young teenagers living in socio-economically disadvantaged families perceive everyday food and eating practices within the home. From in-depth interviews with 36 Scottish teenagers aged 13-14 years, ...
Child Protection Social Work : Risks of Fears and Fears of Risks – Impossible Tasks from Impossible Goals?
This article examines the relationship between the causes and effects of fear in child protection social workers, and the effects of risk assessment and risk management policies on this area of work.
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 ...
Electrotherapy Evidence Based Practice