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An evaluation of a DVD trigger based assessment of communication and care delivery skills.
This article describes the implementation and evaluation of a novel form of assessment of communication skills and knowledge for nursing students in a multi-campus UK Midlands university. The assessment took the form of a ...
Hygiene and biosecurity: The language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases
(Wiley Blackwell, 2009-09-25)
Infectious diseases, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and avian inﬂuenza, have recently been high on the agenda of policy makers and the public. Although hygiene and biosecurity are preferred options for ...
'Post antibiotic apocalypse': discourses of mutation in narratives of MRSA.
(Blackwell Wiley, 2009)
In this paper we will consider the question of mutation as it is manifested in press coverage of MRSA in UK hospitals. This represents a fertile field of discourse which brings into focus issues relating to microbes, people ...