Matthew Grant

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Severe reactions to radiographic contrast agents can be life threatening, and although they are rare, effective recognition and management are essential to improving outcomes. A high-fidelity radiology simulation course for radiology residents and technologists focusing on severe contrast reactions and immediate treatments was(More)
Morphine is widely used in cancer care, and understanding the concerns and perceptions of patients, family and friends is vital to managing pain and distress effectively. The ‘myths of morphine’ have frequently been discussed in medical literature, yet the extent to which such views are held is not clear. This qualitative project explores the perceptions(More)
BACKGROUND Morphine is widely prescribed for patients with cancer, although a number of attitudes have been cited as barriers to its use, including fear, addiction and associations with death. The aim of this study was to explore the nature of these beliefs, and assess the extent to which these attitudes exist in a general practice patient population that(More)
Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) continue to be a terrorist weapon of choice. With increasing pressures on the economies of Western nations, spending on counter-terrorism is subject to greater scrutiny. Homeland security agencies are no longer exempt from government fiscal due diligence, needing to justify how their spending achieves best(More)
BACKGROUND Medicine in the final months of life is increasingly interventional, both in the manner by which life may be prolonged and symptoms may be reduced. Radiology is frequently utilized to provide diagnostic clarity and improve symptom control. As with any intervention, examining the benefit and potential harms of a procedure is required to establish(More)
  • 1