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Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study (2019)
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Santy-Tomlinson, J., Jomeen, J., & Ersser, S. J. (2019). Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 44-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijotn.2019.01.002

Objective To explore the frequency, severity and variances in patient-reported symptoms of calm, irritated and infected skeletal pin sites. Methods A cross-sectional within-subjects repeated-measures study was conducted, employing a self-report ques... Read More about Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study.

Assessment and diagnosis of acute limb compartment syndrome: A literature review (2014)
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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. https://doi.org/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 about Assessment and diagnosis of acute limb compartment syndrome: A literature review.

Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study (2011)
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Santy-Tomlinson, J., Vincent, M., Glossop, N., Pearcey, P., & Jomeen, J. (2011). Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study. Journal of clinical nursing, 20(21-22), 3163-3173. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03805.x

Aim.  To explore patients' experiences of the symptoms of suspected wound infection in external fixator pin sites. Background.  Pin site infection is painful and distressing and can threaten the success of treatment. It is difficult for pat... Read More about Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study.

Using an online case conference to facilitate interprofessional learning (2009)
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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 about Using an online case conference to facilitate interprofessional learning.


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