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bedtime reading: the challenge of assessing dignity in care by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am "On our own terms: the challenge of assessing dignity in care'' It reports on research carried out by the Picker Institute and sets out a framework for measuring dignity. The report is available for download from the Help the Aged website: http://policy.helptheaged.org.uk/_policy/default.htm See also http://press.helptheaged.org.uk/_press/ ... Read on »
bedtime reading: Implementing a National Vascular Risk Assessment Programme - Final Report of the APPG by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am This report from the Joint APPG on vascular checks provides an update on the work to intruduce vascualar checking, including checks for kidney disease, for people aged 40 to 74 from 1st of april 2009. It gives a flavour of the views from the different clinical communities - Kidney care, Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes . Read on »
Bedtime reading: NHS Health Check: Vascular Risk Assessment and Management Best Practice Guidance by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am This document provides best practice guidance to support PCTs in their implementation of the NHS Health Check programme and to help ensure consistency, quality assurance and safety across England. Read on »
Assessment in Special Education by Chris Whalen Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:16pm It is sometimes difficult to make sense of all of the data that is collected on a child in a special education program.  The first issue is consistency and standardization.  There is no excepted assessment protocol that is used in ALL schools for ALL children, it varies immensely from school district to school district.  Another issue is that th ... Read on »
Head to Toe Assessment by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm One of my most popular articles has always been the Head to Toe Assessment, Student nurses and nurse educators have used this page quite often, and I have posted it on TheNursingSite today. I have added a few recommended books at the bottom of the page for further reading on assessment skills for nurses. Photo: Dilated pupils by Kathy Qu ... Read on »
To assess whether work as a hair ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm To assess whether work as a hairdresser and cosmetologist during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight, preterm delivery, small for gestational age (SGA) and perinatal death, a comparison was made between females working in those two occupations and female teachers. It turns out that work as a hairdresser or cosmetologist may reduc ... Read on »
July 02, 2009 Knowledge is strength =read Everything Respiratory magazine by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 4:07pm Good Morning! Another beautiful day���sunny now, but the afternoon storms are predicted to roll in. Photo above I finished my 9th Half marathon [3 per year] you can see the gun time by the Finish line sign, my net time was3:30:46. Walking of course, but at altitudes from 10,880 ft down to 8400 ft, not bad at age 71 with borderline moderate COPD ... Read on »
Assess And Correct: A Special Discount for My Readers on a Great Functional Movement and Corrective Exercise DVD Set by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 3:00am I’ve talked a lot over the past several years on this website about one of the key things that I find most therapists and rehabilitation specialists lacking in their education and clinical skills – simply understanding how to assess and correct dysfunctional movement patterns.  It is hard to teach both WHY you need to look past a simp ... Read on »
Insanity Workout Assessments - Is usually the Soreness Well worth It by fashion123123 Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 2:14am First of all, I'm scripting this report to express my personal experience with the insanity workout program. I am a common undergraduate, I used to enjoy sporting events around high college but now I have bit of time and i also definitely don't get the time for it to proceed any day with a fitness center so that you can physical exercis ... Read on »
Competency To Stand Trial - How To Assess for the Functional Objective: Semi-Structured Competency Assessment Instruments by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:52pm Here we go, time to provide some specifics! Actually, specifics have been discussed in priorposts, but now I am going to review standard techniques and instruments utilized by experts in the assessment of competency to stand trial. Not only are these instruments utilized frequently, they are generally accepted in court as acceptable instruments ... Read on »