Eileen Mitchell

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1. Eating, drinking and spontaneous motor activity were studied in rats receiving large daily doses of morphine. These forms of behaviour were largely suppressed when the rats were made abstinent and were restored when morphine was given again.2. Compensation for depressions of behaviour during abstinence did not seem sufficient to account for all the(More)
Before an audit project in one trust there was no formal means of assessing the risk of falling among older patients. By raising staff awareness and consulting on the best evidence available, a specific falls-risk assessment has been developed and is now widely used. Follow-up audits have demonstrated a change in practice which it is hoped will bring about(More)
In line with 2004 NICE guidelines, practitioners in West Dorset, England, are developing and maintaining their basic professional competence in falls' assessment and prevention. Local 'falls champions' have been appointed to assist in the education of all staff who work in older people's services in order to raise awareness and promote best practice. A(More)
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