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Total knee replacement: Is it really an effective procedure for all? (2007)
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Learmonth, I. D., Hewlett, S., Dieppe, P., Wylde, V., Wylde, V., Dieppe, P., …Learmonth, I. (2007). Total knee replacement: Is it really an effective procedure for all?. Knee, 14(6), 417-423. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2007.06.001

Total knee replacement (TKR) is considered an effective intervention for the treatment of chronic knee pain and disability. Yet there is increasing evidence, based on research using patient-based outcome measures, that a significant proportion of pat... Read More about Total knee replacement: Is it really an effective procedure for all?.

Maintaining patient hopefulness: A critique (2007)
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Lipscomb, M. (2007). Maintaining patient hopefulness: A critique. Nursing Inquiry, 14(4), 335-342. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1800.2007.00377.x

It has been proposed that maintaining patient hopefulness is or should be a central nursing duty, and within the nursing literature the maintenance of patient and family hope is generally presented as an unproblematic 'good thing'. However, here it i... Read More about Maintaining patient hopefulness: A critique.

The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing (2007)
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Norekvål, T., Devictor, D., Fulbrook, P., Latour, J., Albarran, J., de Graaf, W., …Norekval, T. (2007). The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions Joint Position Statement. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 6(4), 255-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2007.07.003

This paper presents the European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care, and the European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions Joint P... Read More about The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing.

A patient-centered approach to developing a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment of anal incontinence (2007)
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Avery, K. N., Cotterill, N., Norton, C., Avery, K., Abrams, P., & Donovan, J. L. (2008). A patient-centered approach to developing a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment of anal incontinence. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 51(1), 82-87. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10350-007-9069-3

PURPOSE: This study was designed to identify question items required for a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment for individuals with anal incontinence. METHODS: Three substudies addressed the goals: 1) convenience sample of clinical e... Read More about A patient-centered approach to developing a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment of anal incontinence.

Conceptions of early leaving: A comparison of the views of teaching staff and students (2007)
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Young, P., Glogowska, M., & Lockyer, L. (2007). Conceptions of early leaving: A comparison of the views of teaching staff and students. Active Learning in Higher Education, 8(3), 275-287. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787407081882

Recent synthesizing work on the student retention literature suggests two divergent discourses. The first is a discourse of assimilation which locates the problem in individual students' circumstances or abilities. This is challenged by an emerging d... Read More about Conceptions of early leaving: A comparison of the views of teaching staff and students.

Patient dependency in emergency care: Do we have the nurses we need? (2007)
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O'Brien, A., & Benger, J. (2007). Patient dependency in emergency care: Do we have the nurses we need?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16(11), 2081-2087. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01602.x

Patient dependency in emergency care: do we have the nurses we need? To use the previously validated Jones Dependency Tool to establish current patterns in the dependency of patients attending the Emergency Department of an inner city teaching hospit... Read More about Patient dependency in emergency care: Do we have the nurses we need?.

Teaching spirituality to student midwives: A creative approach (2007)
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Hall, J., Hall, J., & Mitchell, M. (2007). Teaching spirituality to student midwives: A creative approach. Nurse Education in Practice, 7(6), 416-424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2007.02.007

The nature of midwifery both as an art and a science requires methods of teaching students that will enhance this understanding. A philosophy of holistic care of women should underpin education of student midwives and these concepts should be put acr... Read More about Teaching spirituality to student midwives: A creative approach.

Tele-education in emergency care (2007)
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Binks, S., Binks, S., & Benger, J. (2007). Tele-education in emergency care. Emergency Medicine Journal, 24(11), 782-784. https://doi.org/10.1136/emj.2005.033795

The use of telemedicine is becoming routine and accepted in certain limited areas such as electrocardiogram and radiograph/computed tomographic scan telemetry. Tele- education has thus far had limited applications although in emergency medicine it ha... Read More about Tele-education in emergency care.