Jackie Bentley

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  • Jackie Bentley
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2013
Vitamin D deficiency is a global health problem. Vitamin D has attracted attention since evidence emerged that it may have functions beyond the control of serum calcium, for example immune system functioning and protection against damage to blood vessels. Gaps in the evidence base relating to vitamin D are also acknowledged. In this article, the production(More)
Prescribing antibiotics for otitis media and other upper respiratory tract infections became 'standard' practice in an era when complications from such infections were relatively common and potentially serious ( National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2008). However, there is little evidence for the efficacy of antibiotics in managing(More)
Attending Accident and Emergency (A&E) with a child who has sustained a minor injury is a common experience for parents. Little research has focused on parents' behaviour in these circumstances, but children in previous studies have identified parents as their primary source of support. This article reports findings from a qualitative study that reveals the(More)