Protracted diagnosis of ACNES: a costly exercise
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 ...
Presumed Consent to Organ Donation in Three European Countries
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'...
Self-management of leg ulceration using a compression hosiery kit: considerations for service delivery
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...
A Computed Microtomography Method for Understanding Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fusion
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...
Pressure ulcer grading tools: how reliable are they?
Sharp, A. (2004)
Pressure ulcer grading tools: how reliable are they?. Journal of Wound Care, 13(2), 75-77. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2004.13.2.26579
Reports have indicated that 45\% of some hospital populations have a degree of tissue damage as a result of pressure. The reliability and validity of pressure ulcer risk asses...
Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?
Entwistle, V. A., MacLennan, G., Skea, Z., Bhattacharya, S., & Williams, B. (2005)
Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?. BMJ, 331(7512), 351.3-352. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7512.351-b
Item is a letter to the Editor. No abstract available.
Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers: Is Topical Zinc the Answer? A Review of the Literature
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
To enhance the learner's competence with knowledge of research data on topical zinc for treatment of chronic leg ulcers.
This continuing education a...
The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland.
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
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...
Difficulties adjusting to post-discharge life following a spinal cord injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.
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...
A pilot study of brain tumour growth between radiotherapy planning and delivery.
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
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...