Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is a collection of symptoms that may result from a low anterior resection for bowel cancer. Keane et al (2020), in their international consensus definition of...
As with any consultation, when obtaining a history, questions should be presented in an open and sensitive manner. This is particularly pertinent for a skin complaint as patients may not know the...
The legitimacy of any profession is built on its ability to generate and apply theory (Johnson, 1974). Theories are mental patterns or constructs created to help understand and find meaning from...
The first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic subjected health and social care systems around the world to unprecedented pressure (Department of Health and Social Care, 2020). In order to meet service...
‘For the purposes of this Part, a person consents if he agrees by choice, and has the freedom and capacity to make that choice.’ .
The first batch of level 1 and 2 learning materials are now available on the elearning for healthcare (elfh) platform for NHS staff to access. Level 1 is called ‘Essentials for patient safety’ and...
On reflecting on what can be done, one can't help but feel that the way in which the NHS has traditionally managed patient safety incidents has not systematically supported the staff involved..
Estimating the time point for nutritional failure in patients suffering from acute brain attacks in the intensive care unit
This study aimed to estimate the time point where the development of nutritional failure and feeding-related complications are more likely among critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients...
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