THE ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS ON IATROGENIC LYMPHEDEMA
- Socio-demographic and clinical features of Irish iatrogenic hepatitis
C patients: a cross-sectional survey. McKenna, Olivia; Cunningham, Caitriona; Blake, Catherine // BMC Public Health;2009, Vol. 9, p323
Background: A discrete sub-group of iatrogenically-acquired hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected individuals exists in the Irish population on whom limited current research data is available. The aim of this study was to establish a current profile of the socio-demographic and clinical...
- Lymphoedema 2: classification, signs, symptoms and diagnosis. Board, Jane; Harlow, Wendy // British Journal of Nursing;3/28/2002, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p389
Part II. Examines the signs and symptoms associated with lymphedema in Great Britain. Types of lymphedema; Analysis on the physiology and functions of the lymphatic system; Treatment of the disease.
- Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy (CDPT) Helps in Management of Post Mastectomy Lymphedema: Case Series Report Part 1. Pandey, Dharam; Naval, Ashima; Bhardwaj, Vaishali; Kaur, Navdeep; Bisht, Jaya // Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Journal;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p39
Lymphedema is defined as the abnormal accumulation of protein rich fluid dysfunction of the lymphatic system, which is a common sequel of cancer therapy. The incidence is highest among patients who have undergone lymph node resection and irradiation. Various studies had been undertaken to...
- Confidential Clinician-reported Surveillance of Adverse Events Among Medical Inpatients. Weingart, Saul N.; Ship, Amy N.; Aronson, Mark D. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p470
BACKGROUND: Although iatrogenic injury poses a significant risk to hospitalized patients, detection of adverse events (AEs) is costly and difficult. METHODS: The authors developed a confidential reporting method for detecting AEs on a medicine unit of a teaching hospital. Adverse events were...
- Adverse drug reactions and hospital admission of older patients. Sinha, Uttam; Raha, Sandip; Wilkins, Edward // Age & Ageing;Nov2000, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p551
Provides information on the drug-related problems due to inappropriate prescriptions encountered by old people who were admitted as hospital patients between January and June 1998. Number of elderly patients in England-based clinics who have experienced adverse drug reactions; Study concerning...
- Comment. Wilkinson, J. // Nursing Ethics;Mar1998, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p167
A recent article published in Nursing Ethics, written by Professor Bridgit Dimond, highlighted the topic of noncompliance by patients and attention was drawn to a number of issues relevant to health care professionals. In this response, some specific challenges facing nurses are considered in...
- Hospital-Acquired Conditions Down by 17 Percent. // Journal of AHIMA;Feb2015, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p15
The article focuses on a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which shows the reduction of hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) due to the works undertaken by the hospitals.
- Drop in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Saves 50,000 Lives in 3 Years. // PT in Motion;Mar2015, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p46
The article reports that according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 1.3 million fewer patients experienced hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) in U.S. hospitals from 2010 to 2013.
- Reducing the risk of lower limb lymphoedema. Hardy, Denise // Primary Health Care;Jul2012, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16
Although lower limb lymphoedema (LLL) is a long-term condition that cannot be cured, the main symptoms of swelling and associated risk of infection can, with appropriate treatment, be controlled and often significantly improved. Preventing lymphoedema developing in the first place is paramount,...