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A scheme to provide specialised nursing care for sick children in their own homes was begun in Gateshead in 1974. Selected district nurses were retrained in the paediatric unit on which the scheme was based and nursed at home 22 children referred to them by general practitioners as the alternative to hospital admission and 39 discharged to their care by the(More)
  • A Holohan
  • 1978
The classification of the medical and social characteristics of a random sample of 360 children requiring admission to a paediatric unit in a Northern town revealed a marked social class gradient, rising from social class I to social class V, when compared with the social class distribution of children in the hospital catchment area wards. This was most(More)
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