Ruth Jenkins

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Lateral unicompartment knee replacements are performed infrequently in the United Kingdom. This study evaluates the experience of two knee surgeons in a District General Hospital for all lateral unicompartmental arthroplasties performed between October 2007 and August 2011. Two different implants were used in this time period, the Oxford domed and the(More)
Registry data from around the world continue to report poor fistula maturation rates, and the majority of patients are starting dialysis with central venous catheters. In the USA in 2013, 80% of patients started dialysis with a catheter; a figure which has changed very little since 2005.[1] In the UK in 2011, 57% of patients started dialysis with a(More)
In this article, guest writer Ruth Jenkins from Berkshire Heathcare Foundation Trust reflects on two conferences she attended in 2014, LILAC and SLA. Through the process of reflection, she considers the benefits that attending conferences can have to library and information professionals in the health sector. In particular, she discusses the opportunities(More)
Femoral head bone allografts have traditionally been used to provide mechanical stability to areas of bony deficiency, or for its osteoinductive and osteoconductive properties. Concerns have been raised over increased infection rates following the use of fresh-frozen graft tissue. This retrospective study aims to investigate the outcomes of fresh frozen(More)
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