Janice P. Richmond

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Constipation is often a preventable problem in health care; therefore health professionals must have the appropriate knowledge to help patients prevent this common complaint occurring. The purpose of this study was to assess nurses' knowledge of constipation in a teaching hospital in Northern Ireland. A knowledge questionnaire on constipation was obtained(More)
Homophobia is a socially accepted, culturally based belief, which is heavily influenced by an individual's or a community's inherent attitudes, beliefs and values. This conceptual analysis of homophobia has endeavoured to review existing literature on homophobia and subsequently identify and examine the phobic constituents of the concept. References to(More)
1. Background and introduction One in three people in Ireland will develop cancer during their lifetime, and over 29,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year [1]. Due to an aging population and improved screening/detection of cancer, the incidence is expected to rise exponentially to over 40,000 per year by 2020 [1] with an estimated 100% increase in(More)
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