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Continuous intrathecal Baclofen application (ITB) through an intracorporeal pump system is widely used in adults and children with spasticity of spinal and supraspinal origin. Currently, about 1200 new ITB pump systems are implanted in Germany each year. ITB is based on an interdisciplinary approach with neurologists, rehabilitation specialists,(More)
  • A Nolte
  • 1994
The author outlines the similarities and dissimilarities between nursing and midwifery and comes to the conclusion that the method of training midwives as part of the general nursing curriculum has advantages and disadvantages; advantages such as time, cost and manpower savings; disadvantages such as integrated course content, and lack of sufficient(More)
  • A Nolte
  • 1989
The most important harmful practices in hospitals that discourage effective breast feeding are discussed, then new approaches to improve teaching of breast feeding are explored. These most harmful practices are lack of advice to mothers, inconsistent advice by different staff members and rigid systems such as feeding routines and separate rooms. (More)
  • A Nolte
  • 1994
Part 1, of a two part series on the dilemma of the midwife in South Africa, deals with the practice of the midwife. It is difficult to estimate the number of practicing midwives, as they form part of the general nursing register. Also midwifery is part of the basic nurse training and is not taught as a separate entity. The midwife in South Africa practices(More)
Using combined data from the German Pension Insurance and the Federal Employment Agency (BASiD), this study proposes different procedures for imputing the pre-unification education variable in the BASiD data. To do so, we exploit information on education-related periods that are creditable for the Pension Insurance. Combining these periods with information(More)
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