Ann McDonnell

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CT-scan measurements of cortical and subcortical atrophy were carried out in 34 patients with Huntington's disease (HD). While a significant correlation was observed between parameters of subcortical atrophy (bicaudate ratio, bifrontal ratio and third ventricular ratio) and duration of the disease, there was no significant correlation between these(More)
Measurements of cortical and subcortical atrophy were made on CT scans of 34 patients with Huntington's disease. Significant correlations were found between the bicaudate ratio (BCR) and an eye movement scale (r = 0.44, p less than 0.01), and activities of daily living scale (r = 0.57, p less than 0.001) and the Mini-Mental State Exam (r = 0.49, p less than(More)
AIM To identify approaches used by advanced practice nurses to promote evidence-based practice among clinical nurses. BACKGROUND Barriers encountered at individual and organizational levels hinder clinical nurses in their ability to deliver evidence-based practice. Advanced practice nurses are well placed to promote evidence-based practice through(More)
OBJECTIVES The study examines the meaning of good-quality social care for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers. It identifies, from their perspective, the impact of good-quality social care on health and well-being. DESIGN Qualitative case study methodology, interview and framework analysis techniques were used. SETTING community locations(More)
OBJECTIVES This qualitative study examines how the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist (LCNS) role operates and why they may be able to increase access to treatment. SETTING 4 Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts in England. DESIGN A multiple case study design using semistructured interviews, observation and Framework Analysis techniques. PARTICIPANTS Four LCNSs,(More)
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