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This paper addresses a neglected area of medical student education--terminating the doctor-patient relationship. Rich clinical teaching opportunities are lost when educators fail to illustrate the significant emotional aspects of ending this highly personal affect-laden experience. The author explores these teaching opportunities through examination of… (More)
Substance abuse may be an occupational hazard for physicians, yet the mechanisms of this hazard remain obscure. The present authors tested the hypothesis that a potential source of psychoactive drugs for the physician trainees and other health professionals is prescription writing by house officers. Furthermore, the hypothesis was advanced that house… (More)
This article describes how health promotion to maintain the health of the nursing workforce is equally important as activities for patients.
The author describes a component of a freshman psychiatry course in which students are permitted in lieu of final examinations to pursue independent study in any aspect of the human life cycle. Examination of student topics over a three-year period revealed that many chose areas of study relating to significant past personal experiences. These students were… (More)
Now please don't titter. I hate it when people titter - and most people do. Not the patients of course. They think having a matron is wonderful. It's the reaction from my friends, colleagues in other trusts, anyone I meet at a party.
When I was a student nurse doing my paediatrics placement in St Thomas' Hospital, London, Ruth Meadows was the sister on Helen Ward. It was my second year and she was probably the person who most impressed me.
This article looks at the implementation of shared governance at directorate level and its role in improving vascular access catheter care.