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The Cerebellum
The cerebellum (Latin for “little brain”) is a region of the brain that plays an important role in motor control. It may also be involved in some cognitive functions such as attention and language,Expand
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Infant-feeding attitudes of expectant mothers in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland (NI) has one of the lowest rates of breast-feeding initiation and duration in both the UK and the industrialized world. This study therefore aimed to explore the relationship betweenExpand
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Feeding Preferences and Attitudes to Breastfeeding and Its Promotion Among Teenagers in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland has one of the lowest breastfeeding initiation rates in the world. Given that attitudes toward infant feeding are formed at an early age and a high rate of teenage pregnancy, it hasExpand
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An Improved Methodology for Advancing Nursing Research: Factorial Surveys
Clinical judgments and decisions are an integral component of nurse work and nurses are increasingly being challenged to account for their judgments and decisions. Nursing research is needed to helpExpand
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Satisfaction in childbirth and perceptions of personal control in pain relief during labour.
Satisfaction in childbirth is influenced by individual and environmental factors. Of specific interest in this study is the extent to which women feel that they have been able to control whatExpand
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Measuring young people's attitudes to breastfeeding using the Theory of Planned Behaviour.
BACKGROUND The focus of this study was to design and pilot a questionnaire to measure young people's attitudes to breastfeeding using the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). This is intended forExpand
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Review of the literature on constipation to enable development of a constipation risk assessment scale
Abstract Introduction: Constipation presents as a perpetual problem in health-care with painful and debilitating consequences, however it is frequently preventable. A prerequisite to prevention isExpand
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Establishing reliability and validity of a constipation risk assessment scale
Summary Introduction Constipation presents as a predominant problem within health care, particularly within oncology. Previous publications have reviewed the literature and identified risk factorsExpand
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General Practitioners involvement in enteral tube feeding at home: a qualitative study
BackgroundComplex medical treatment is moving from hospital to primary care and General Practitioners (GPs) are increasingly asked to undertake new roles. There are now an estimated 19,500 patientsExpand
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A cluster randomised controlled trial of a nutrition education intervention in the community.
BACKGROUND Patients with enteral feeding tubes are increasingly managed in their home environment and these patients require support from a range of healthcare professionals. METHODS A clusterExpand
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