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Managing social awkwardness when caring for morbidly obese patients in intensive care: A focused ethnography.
BACKGROUND: Critically ill morbidly obese patients pose considerable healthcare delivery and resource utilisation challenges in the intensive care setting. These are resultant from specific physiological responses to ...
The provision of family-centred intensive care bereavement support in Australia and New Zealand: Results of a cross sectional explorative descriptive survey.
BACKGROUND: Caring for the bereaved is an intrinsic part of intensive care practice with family bereavement support an important aspect of the nursing role at end of life. However, reporting on provision of intensive care ...
Measuring parents' perspective on continuity of care in children with special health care needs.
INTRODUCTION: Children with special health care needs are an exponentially growing population needing integrated health care programmes that involve primary, community, hospital and tertiary care services. The aims of the ...
Protocol for a systematic review of screening tools for fear of recurrent illness in common life-threatening diseases.
BACKGROUND: A myocardial infarction (MI) ('heart attack') can be intensely stressful, and the impact of this event can leave patients with clinically significant post-MI stress symptoms. Untreated stress can make heart ...
The acute (immediate) effects of reflexology on arterial compliance in healthy volunteers: A randomised study.
BACKGROUND: Reflexology is a widely used complementary therapy. The effects of reflexology on the cardiovascular system are not well characterised. Arterial stiffness (compliance) is a marker of vascular health. This study ...
A role for two-pore potassium (K2P) channels in endometrial epithelial function.
The human endometrial epithelium is pivotal to menstrual cycle progression, implantation and early pregnancy. Endometrial function is directly regulated by local factors that include pH, oxygen tension and ion concentrations ...
Maternity service organisational interventions that aim to reduce caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analyses
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