Angela Roots

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BACKGROUND Geriatric medicine encompasses a diverse nature of medical, social and ethical challenges, and requires a multidimensional, interdisciplinary approach. Recent reports have highlighted failings in the care of the elderly, and it is therefore vital that specialist trainees in geriatric medicine are afforded opportunities to develop their skills in(More)
Immunomagnetic separation using anti-CD34 monoclonal antibodies and paramagnetic microspheres has been used to enrich hematopoietic stem cells from human bone marrow, whole cord blood, or mobilized peripheral blood mononuclear cell collections. The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of two different CD34+ cell selection techniques in(More)
National clinical guidelines have emphasized the need to identify acute stroke as a clinical priority for early assessment and treatment of patients on hyperacute stroke units. Nurses working on hyperacute stroke units require stroke specialist training and development of competencies in dealing with neurological emergencies and working in multidisciplinary(More)
Immunomagnetic separation using anti-CD34 monoclonal antibodies and paramagnetic microspheres has been used to enrich hematopoietic stem cells from human bone marrow, whole cord blood, or mobilized peripheral blood mononuclear cell collections. This method has been reported to achieve high separation purity of CD34+ cells in small scale experiments with(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is a clinical priority requiring early specialist assessment and treatment. A London (UK) stroke strategy was introduced in 2010, with Hyper Acute Stroke Units (HASUs) providing specialist and high dependency care. To support increased numbers of specialist staff, innovative multisite multiprofessional simulation training under a standard(More)
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