Kristin Elizabeth Rose

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PURPOSE To compare two organisational models of management for patients with cataract referred to a peripheral ophthalmic clinic who underwent day-surgery at a main eye hospital. METHOD Patients were randomised into two groups. The experimental group (n = 25) received pre-operative assessment by a trained ophthalmic nurse at the peripheral clinic(More)
BACKGROUND The safety and predictability of refractive surgery for all degrees of myopia is now becoming established. It is therefore appropriate to evaluate whether there is a patient driven demand for such treatments and, if so, to establish guidelines for its provision within the National Health Service (NHS). METHODS A comparative study was designed(More)
Between 1995 and 1997, a randomized controlled study, funded by the Department of Health, was carried out into the management of patients with cataract attending a peripheral ophthalmic clinic and who had been assessed as suitable for day-surgery. The research took place in a clinical setting and it was accepted from the outset that, while such studies have(More)
Caring for a terminally ill relative is a complex, time-consuming experience. Demands on carers' time stem from a variety of sources, notably the practical and emotional work they must perform. Carers should be helped to plan their time effectively. Carers need to come to terms with their perceptions about past, present and future. Achieving some sense of(More)
This article discusses issues relating to information arising from a qualitative study of the experiences of informal carers of terminally ill cancer patients. Qualitative data analysis, drawing on methods of literary criticism, revealed that information was a key area in carers' experience. The findings are presented in the context of needing to provide(More)
This paper offers a Derridian reading of D.H. Lawrence’s novel Women in Love, with excerpts from the novel’s prequel The Rainbow. Through Derrida’s ideas of difference and the imaginary origin, I explore the relationship between female reproductive potential and representation as means to a female sexual power, which Lawrence’s men attempt to destroy and(More)
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