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Assessment and diagnosis of acute limb compartment syndrome: A literature review (2014)
Journal Article
Ali, P., Santy-Tomlinson, J., & Watson, R. (2014). Assessment and diagnosis of acute limb compartment syndrome: A literature review. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 18(4), 180-190. doi:10.1016/j.ijotn.2014.01.002

Background: Compartment syndrome is a collection of symptoms that signal increased pressure in the muscle compartment and results in compromised tissue perfusion. Failure to diagnose and treat the condition can result in permanent neurovascular defic... Read More

Using an online case conference to facilitate interprofessional learning (2009)
Journal Article
Santy, J., Beadle, M., & Needham, Y. (2009). Using an online case conference to facilitate interprofessional learning. Nurse education in practice, 9(6), 383-387. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2008.11.004

Interprofessional learning is seen as increasingly important for all health and social care workers. How this is integrated into the education of these workers is less clear and more of a challenge. This article describes an online learning activity... Read More

Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins (2008)
Journal Article
Lethaby, A., Temple, J., & Santy, J. (2008). Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1-42. doi:10.1002/14651858.cd004551.pub2

Background: Metal pins are used to apply skeletal traction or external fixation devices in the management of orthopaedic fractures. These pins protrude through the skin (described as 'percutaneous') and the way in which they are treated after inserti... Read More

The early benefits of a problem-based approach to teaching social inclusion using an online virtual town (2007)
Journal Article
Santy, J., & Beadle, M. (2008). The early benefits of a problem-based approach to teaching social inclusion using an online virtual town. Nurse education in practice, 8(3), (190-196). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2007.07.004. ISSN 1471-5953

This article describes the delivery of a core pre-registration nursing and midwifery module centred on social inclusion. The module was previously delivered using a classroom-based problem-based learning approach. Difficulties with this approach led... Read More