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Pressure ulcer prevention and care: a survey of current practice.
The incidence and management of pressure ulcers in hospitalised patients is an ongoing concern for nurses. Efforts to prevent pressure ulcer development are plagued with inconsistencies and a generalExpand
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Medical interventional procedures-reducing the radiation risks.
Over the last 40 years, the number of percutaneous interventional procedures using radiation has increased significantly, with many secondary care clinicians using fluoroscopically guided techniques.Expand
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Clinical variance in assessing risk of pressure ulcer development.
Nurses working in one area health service (AHS) in Sydney, Australia, expressed concern about the development of pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients. Anecdotal evidence suggested that a varietyExpand
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The veterinary trauma initiative: why bother?
In this issue of the Journal, Ateca et al1 report the results of a retrospective single-center investigation describing a population of dogs sustaining bite wounds severe enough to warrant admissionExpand
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NRPB will provide advice on radiation
EDITOR,--In her review of a television programme1 based on John Gofman's book claiming that three quarters of cases of breast cancer in American women are due to radiation …
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Berlin: The Rough Guide
Exploring recent developments in Berlin's rediscovery of its identity, this city guide places all descriptions of historical sites in their political context, and offers a full account of the city'sExpand
Nomogram for number needed to treat will be of limited use
EDITOR,—Gilles Chatellier and colleagues suggest that in calculations of the “number needed to treat” a nomogram based on the formula 1/Pc x relative …