Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Massive splenomegaly in rural Malawi: New wine, old wineskins and the importance of collaboration
During a voluntary placement in rural Malawi, we assessed a 21-year-old man who presented with dyspnoea and lethargy secondary to a chronic refractory anaemia associated with massive splenomegaly. He was initially treated ...
Perceptions of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and coping predict emotional distress during the acute phase after transplantation
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To test whether a widely used model of adjustment to illness, the self-regulatory model, explains the patterns of distress during acute hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). According to the ...
A service improvement report of blood-borne virus screening in a high secure mental hospital
Background:Patients in a high secure hospital are a high-risk population for exposure to blood-borne viruses (BBV) because of previous lifestyles.Objective:This service improvement study intends to improve patients care ...