Jacqueline Powell

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Although important to users, practice standards rarely incorporate users' views of care provided. These views are a valuable source of information, even though there are limits to their value. To improve the standards of care in a 20 bed hospital elderly care unit caring for acute medical conditions a qualitative approach was used. Patients' and carers'(More)
Fractured neck of femur is a common traumatic condition, particularly among older women. An acute trust developed an integrated care pathway for these patients, led by a consultant and a senior nurse. Multidisciplinary team members were trained and outcomes for patients on discharge seem to be improving. But some medical staff have been slow to get involved(More)
In a recent collaboration with the MicroArray Quality Control (MAQC) consortium, led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Toxicology Program and NIEHS researchers found that, depending on the treatment effect, RNA-seq and microarrays can similarly detect expression changes in rat livers treated with one of 27 different chemicals with varying(More)
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