Annette L Dillon

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AIM OF THE STUDY This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of parenting programmes that are facilitated by health visitors and offer practical and emotional support to parents in the Down Lisburn Trust, Northern Ireland. METHODS All parents (n=78) taking part were given a self-administered questionnaire both before and after attending a(More)
The former Wessex region was the first in England to institute an advanced neonatal nurse practitioner (ANNP) course within the United Kingdom (UK), and at the time of this survey three cohorts had completed the course. The role has been developed over several years in the North American health care system, where it has been shown that ANNPs have the(More)
PURPOSE To explore whether there is a difference in the perceived height and actual height in the perimenopausal or menopausal woman and discover the difference's effect on osteoporosis health-seeking preventive behaviors and risk factor awareness. DATA SOURCES Sixty-three perimenopausal and menopausal women, aged 45-70 years, who presented at three(More)
Sonnex et al presented the results of a survey of 150 of their British patients' preference for signposting for their clinic: 65% chose "clinic 1A", 23% opted for another euphemistic name-for example, "Lydia clinic", 25% chose "department of genitourinary medicine" or "GU clinic", 25% chose "department of sexual health" or "sexual health clinic" and only 8%(More)
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to describe the scope of practice of Australian Sexual Health Nurses in order to inform development of nationally consistent role functions. METHOD Descriptive cross sectional survey of 201 sexual health nurses utilising an anonymous self-administered questionnaire with reply paid envelope which was sent to members of the(More)
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