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Patient satisfaction of specialist nurse-led renal cancer follow-up

The study aimed to assess patient satisfaction levels with specialist nurse-led renal cancer follow-up. It was hoped that this would help validate the use of the service in this centre and also...

Vascular access teams: a global outlook on challenges, benefits, opportunities, and future perspectives

Numerous vascular access devices (VADs) are placed worldwide annually,1 with up to 90% of all hospitalized patients undergoing catheter placement,2,3 resulting in substantial health care...

Effect of music intervention in colonoscopy-naïve adults: a randomised controlled trial

In all, 337 patients were randomised: 169 to the intervention group and 168 to the control group (Figure 1). Baseline characteristics (gender, age, weight and abdominal pain) were comparable between...

Keeping warfarin patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic: review of an INR self-testing programme

Between June 2020 and January 2021, 71 patients and two nursing homes were trained in the use of the CoaguChek XS device at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Only one patient was unable to...

A service evaluation of specialist nurse telephone follow-up of bowel cancer patients after surgery

This service evaluation is designed to assess patient satisfaction and the cost saving realised for commissioners by use of the telephone follow-up service. There is an emerging evidence base that...

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