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community nurses

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(in Britain) a generic term for health visitors, community midwives, and district nurses. See also domiciliary services.

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Nurse-led management of uncomplicated cellulitis in the community: evaluation of a protocol incorporating intravenous ceftriaxone

R. Andrew Seaton, E. Bell, Y. Gourlay and L. Semple.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2196 words.

Objectives and methods: A management protocol for specialist nurses was developed for ambulatory management of uncomplicated cellulitis requiring initial intravenous (iv)...

The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial and Its Associated Research Resource

Claire S. Zhu, Paul F. Pinsky, Barnett S. Kramer, Philip C. Prorok, Mark P. Purdue, Christine D. Berg and John K. Gohagan.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 7631 words.

The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial is a large-scale research effort conducted by the National Cancer Institute. PLCO offers an example of coordinated...

Safe intravenous antibiotic therapy at home: experience of a UK based programme

J. Kayley, A. R. Berendt, M. J. M. Snelling, H. Moore, H. C. Hamilton, T. E. A. Peto, D. W. M. Crook and C. P. Conlon.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Outpatient iv antibiotic therapy is well developed in the United States, largely because of pressures from third-party payers to reduce costs of medical care. We have developed an...

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Cost-effectiveness of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy: a simulation modelling approach

A. Vargas-Palacios, D. M. Meads, M. Twiddy, C. Czoski Murray, C. Hulme, E. D. Mitchell, A. Gregson, P. Stanley and J. Minton.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

August 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4797 words.

Abstract

Objectives: In the UK, patients who require intravenous antimicrobial (IVA) treatment may receive this in the community through...

Antibiotic stewardship and early discharge from hospital: impact of a structured approach to antimicrobial management

M. Dryden, K. Saeed, R. Townsend, C. Winnard, S. Bourne, N. Parker, J. Coia, B. Jones, W. Lawson, P. Wade, P. Howard and S. Marshall.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4354 words.

Objectives

To assess the impact of an infection team review of patients receiving antibiotics in six hospitals across the UK and to establish the suitability...

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Optimizing the timing of antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery: an intervention study

Inge C. Gyssens, Irene E. J. Geerligs, Marfa G. Nannini-Bergman, Johannes T. A. Knape, Yechiel A. Hekster and Jos W. M. van der Meer.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

The timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis was determined before and after an intervention programme of education of surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses on the subject of antimicrobial...

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Evaluation of the impact of non-inpatient i.v. antibiotic treatment for acute infections on the hospital, primary care services and the patient.

S E Parker, D Nathwani, D O'Reilly, S Parkinson and P G Davey.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of providing i.v. antibiotic therapy outside hospital. The main outcome measures were the direct costs of providing i.v. antibiotic...

General practitioner and nurse prescriber experiences of prescribing antibiotics for respiratory tract infections in UK primary care out-of-hours services (the UNITE study)

S J Williams, A V Halls, S Tonkin-Crine, M V Moore, S E Latter, P Little, C Eyles, K Postle and G M Leydon.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6553 words.

Abstract

Background

Interventions are needed to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract...

The 2005 Garrod Lecture: The changing access of patients to antibiotics – for better or worse?

David Reeves.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

March 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 5607 words.

Abstract

Expanding the range of health professionals who can supply prescription medicines has been a policy of the UK National Health Service (NHS) since...

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NURS-16. THE ROLE OF A ‘RESEARCH EXTENDER’ IN A PEDIATRIC NEURO-ONCOLOGY PROGRAM

Emily Owens Pickle, Ana Aguilar-Bonilla and Amy Smith.

in Neuro-Oncology

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

The oncology community is struggling to conduct high-quality clinical research trials that...

NURS-14. SUPPORTING ONGOING SCHOOL EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH A CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMOUR DIAGNOSIS

Kate Fernandez.

in Neuro-Oncology

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

A diagnosis of cancer often/usually results in prolonged school absences and disengagement with formal education and peers. The importance of...

INNV-18. CAREGIVER SUPPORT IN THE NEURO-ONCOLOGY CLINIC; IDEAS TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF CAREGIVERS AS PART OF THE PATIENT CAREPLAN

Margaretta Page, Rosemary Rossi, Marielle Woodall, Jennie Taylor and Susan Chang.

in Neuro-Oncology

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Support of the neuro-oncology caregiver is a critical element of patient care, and enhances the...

QLIF-37. SURVIVORSHIP IN BRAIN METASTASES PATIENTS: THE ROLE OF THE NEURO-ONCOLOGY TEAM IN ADDRESSING EDUCATIONAL NEEDS IN NON-NEURO-ONCOLOGY PROFESSIONALS?

Catherine McBain, Sara Robson, Elizabeth Molloy, Julie Emerson, Charlotte Smith, James Leggate, Rovel Colaco and Gillian Whitfield.

in Neuro-Oncology

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Outcomes of patients treated for brain metastases are improving, with growing numbers of...

A Japanese Region-wide Survey of the Knowledge, Difficulties and Self-reported Palliative Care Practices Among Nurses

Kazuki Sato, Yoko Inoue, Megumi Umeda, Ichie Ishigamori, Ayumi Igarashi, Sei Togashi, Kumiko Harada, Masako Miyashita, Yumi Sakuma, Junko Oki, Ritsuko Yoshihara and Kenji Eguchi.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 5701 words.

Objective

We investigated palliative care knowledge, difficulty and self-reported practice among a region-wide sample of nurses who cared for cancer patients...

Information-seeking, information sources and ongoing support needs after discharge to prevent cancer-related lymphoedema

Miyako Tsuchiya, Mariko Masujima, Miki Mori, Miyako Takahashi, Tomoyasu Kato, Shun-ichi Ikeda, Chikako Shimizu, Takayuki Kinoshita, Sho Shiino and Makiko Suzuki.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

P ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 6021 words.

Abstract

Objectives

To compare gynaecological and breast cancer patients in their information-seeking behaviours,...

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