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Protracted diagnosis of ACNES: a costly exercise

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Dancer, S. J., Macpherson, S. G., & de Beaux, A. C. (2018)
Protracted diagnosis of ACNES: a costly exercise. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2018(9), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy230
This case report summarizes the course of events leading to diagnosis and eventual repair of anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES) in a 58-year-old female. The ...

Understanding leg ulceration associated with Intravenous drug use

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Coull, A., & Sharp, A. (2018)
Understanding leg ulceration associated with Intravenous drug use. Nursing Times, 114(6), 31-34
Clinicians are reporting a rise in numbers of people with leg ulceration and a history of injecting drug use. These tend to be younger people with little co-morbidity. The ulc...

A Computed Microtomography Method for Understanding Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fusion

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Staines, K. A., Lee, P. D., Pitsillides, A. A., Staines, K., Madi, K., Javaheri, B., …Pitsillides, A. (2018)
A Computed Microtomography Method for Understanding Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fusion. Frontiers in Materials, 4, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2017.00048
The epiphyseal growth plate is a developmental region responsible for linear bone growth, in which chondrocytes undertake a tightly regulated series of biological processes. C...

The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland.

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Shivaji, T., Lee, A., Dougall, N., McMillan, T., & Stark, C. (2014)
The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland. BMC Neurology, 14(2), https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2377-14-2
Background Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an important global public health problem made all the more important by the increased likelihood of disability following a hospita...

Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers: Is Topical Zinc the Answer? A Review of the Literature

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O’Connor, S., & Murphy, S. (2014)
Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers: Is Topical Zinc the Answer? A Review of the Literature. Advances in skin & wound care, 27(1), 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.asw.0000439173.79541.96
PURPOSE: To enhance the learner's competence with knowledge of research data on topical zinc for treatment of chronic leg ulcers. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education a...

Reclaiming their lives: The decision making process in living liver donation – An interpretative phenomenological case study analysis of one couple.

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Mcgregor, L., Dickson, A., Flowers, P., Hayes, P. C. & O'Carroll, R. E. (2013)
Reclaiming their lives: The decision making process in living liver donation – An interpretative phenomenological case study analysis of one couple. Psychology and Health. 29, 1373-1387. doi:10.1080/08870446.2014.940950. ISSN 0887-0446
Objectives: Adult-to-adult living liver donation (LLD) is a controversial procedure due to the risk to the healthy donor. The decision to proceed with LLD is an important, yet...

Self-management of leg ulceration using a compression hosiery kit: considerations for service delivery

Journal Article
Coull, A. (2013)
Self-management of leg ulceration using a compression hosiery kit: considerations for service delivery. British Journal of Community Nursing, 18(Sup9), S23-S31. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2013.18.Sup9.S23
This article describes the experience of a young male who developed leg ulceration, which he treated and managed by himself. In an unusual case, with unusual circumstances, he...

Difficulties adjusting to post-discharge life following a spinal cord injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.

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Dickson, A., Ward, R., O'Brien, G., Allan, D., & O'Carroll, R. E. (2011)
Difficulties adjusting to post-discharge life following a spinal cord injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 16, 463-474. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2011.555769
Individual semi-structured interviews were conducted with 17 individuals who had experienced a traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), focusing on the participants' lived experien...

Presumed Consent to Organ Donation in Three European Countries

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Neades, B. L. (2009)
Presumed Consent to Organ Donation in Three European Countries. Nursing Ethics, 16(3), 267-282. doi:10.1177/0969733009102687
United Kingdom Transplant reported that, during 2007—2008, a total of 7655 people were awaiting a transplant; however, only 3235 organs were available via the current `opt in'...

A pilot study of brain tumour growth between radiotherapy planning and delivery.

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Pennington, C., Kilbride, L., Grant, R. & Wardlaw, J. M. (2006)
A pilot study of brain tumour growth between radiotherapy planning and delivery. Clinical Oncology. 18, 104-108. doi:10.1016/j.clon.2005.09.004. ISSN 0936-6555
Aims Delays between surgery and the delivery of radiotherapy may allow brain tumours to grow beyond the planned radiotherapy fields and therefore reduce the effectiveness of r...

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