Jenny Drew

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As the population ages and becomes more frail, pressure ulcer prevalence and incidence within specific care settings are being evaluated through outcomes review. This article summarizes the process and outcomes of an ongoing prevalence study at a 300-bed acute care community hospital. All patients on the adult medical, surgical, and critical care units were(More)
CONTEXT Imatinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that has been successfully used to treat Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and Kit(+) gastrointestinal stromal tumors. We have previously shown that imatinib therapy is associated with an increase in trabecular bone volume. OBJECTIVE In the present study, we performed a(More)
PURPOSE To accurately measure the dose received by the breast during mantle radiotherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS A phantom containing lung-equivalent material was used to measure the doses received by the breast during mantle radiotherapy given by anterior and posterior opposing fields. These were measured using thermoluminescent dosimeters and compared(More)
This study, which looked at the potential for the role of a paediatric nurse in primary care, was a tripartite partnership arrangement with Community Health Sheffield NHS Trust, the University of Sheffield and the Children's Hospital Sheffield. The study focused on the role and function of two qualified children's nurses each working within a different(More)
This article is a review of how a school of nursing and midwifery might promote scholarship within the university system. It is argued that the emphasis on research in universities has undermined the importance of scholarship within education and practice. The difficulties of recognizing scholarly processes as opposed to products such as publications is(More)
This article is the second of a two-part article that presents the findings of a study focusing on the role and function of two qualified children's nurses, each working within a different primary healthcare team (PHCT). The first part described the variation in settings for community paediatric nurses, the paucity of literature discussing the role of a(More)