Karen Anne Cock

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Anti-embolism stockings are widely advocated in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis. But do they do more harm than good? This article explores the effectiveness of this intervention and the possible link with heel pressure ulceration, an increasing problem which costs the NHS millions of pounds and causes suffering to patients. With the aid of an audit(More)
AIM To determine if patient satisfaction is affected by the clinician (nurse or doctor), conducting the colorectal 2-week wait (2ww) clinics. METHODS A prospective non-randomised comparative cohort study of 339 consecutive patients (divided by blind allocation into nurse-led (n=216) and doctor-led (n=123) cohorts) conducted over a 3-month period. Patient(More)
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