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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this research was to provide an initial examination of the effects of atomoxetine and stimulants on emotional expression using a newly developed scale for assessing emotional expression in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHOD The parent-rated Expression and Emotion Scale for Children (EESC) was… (More)
This paper explores cross-boundary working and the impact it may have on the manner in which multiprofessional teams function. It draws on data collected for a study commissioned by the Department of Health, Human Resource Initiative entitled Evaluating New Roles in Practice (ENRiP). A series of case studies formed one part of the study that aimed to map… (More)
An investigation was conducted to determine the overall incidence and reasons for extubation and reintubation in a NICU population in order to establish a baseline for ongoing quality assessment and evaluation monitoring. The investigators sought to identify factors associated with accidental extubation for which action plans to improve care could be… (More)
I would like to thank you for the excellent article in relation to our latest publication The Moral Maze of Practice written by Nancy Kohner (News Analysis July 24).
Having read your story about the closure of some nurse development units (NDUs) which received support from the Department of Health and the King's Fund in the early '90s (News March 5), I feel it is important to make some of the wider issues clear.
To evaluate the Mt Druitt Family Care Centre a number of variables were measured: clients' anxiety and confidence before and after attendance, feedback on their experiences at the Centre and mothercraft skills and abilities on disengagement. Forty-one new clients whose ages reflected those of the area's child-bearing population participated. Most frequently… (More)