Minha Rajput-Ray

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OBJECTIVES Problems such as hospital malnutrition (∼40% prevalence in the UK) may be managed better by improving the nutrition education of 'tomorrow's doctors'. The Need for Nutrition Education Programme aimed to measure the effectiveness and acceptability of an educational intervention on nutrition for medical students in the clinical phase of their(More)
CONTEXT Accurate pain assessment is important but presents problems in poorly resourced countries. A civil war in Sierra Leone resulted in civilian casualties with pain from deliberate amputation and other injuries. OBJECTIVES To examine the quality of simple pain and mood scales. METHODS Within a pain treatment project, pain was assessed using(More)
BACKGROUND One in four adults are estimated to be at medium to high risk of malnutrition when screened using the 'Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool' upon admission to hospital in the United Kingdom. The Need for Nutrition Education/Education Programme (NNEdPro) Group was developed to address this issue and the Nutrition Education and Leadership for(More)
Landmark reports have confirmed that it is within the core responsibilities of doctors to address nutrition in patient care. There are ongoing concerns that doctors receive insufficient nutrition education during medical training. This paper provides an overview of a medical nutrition education initiative at the University of Cambridge, School of Clinical(More)
AIM Atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease is a major health problem in the western world, often manifested as intermittent claudication, affecting 10-20% males above 60 years. Ischemic complications can lead to rest pain, ulceration and gangrene. The treatment of choice for critical limb ischemia (CLI) is vascular reconstruction or endovascular(More)
OBJECTIVES To (1) assess the hydration knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of doctors; (2) develop an evidence-based training package; and (3) evaluate the impact of the training package. DESIGN Educational intervention with impact evaluation. SETTING Cambridgeshire, UK. PARTICIPANTS General practitioners (GPs (primary care physicians)). (More)
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