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Differential diagnosis for chronic hypokalaemia.
Doctors will often see patients with chronic hypokalaemia, frequently this is secondary to gastrointestinal losses, diuretics or renal disease. However, in this case report we review a rarer cause of chronic hypokalaemia-Gitelman ...
The experience of living with patellofemoral pain-loss, confusion and fear-avoidance: a UK qualitative study.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the experience of living with patellofemoral pain (PFP). DESIGN: Qualitative study design using semistructured interviews and analysed thematically using the guidelines set out by Braun and Clarke. ...
Impact of straight to test pathways on time to diagnosis in oesophageal and gastric cancer.
Background: Cancer survival in the UK has doubled in the last 40 years; however, 1-year and 5-year survival rates are still lower than other countries. One cause may be a delay between referral into secondary care and ...
The Prognosis in Palliative care Study II (PiPS2): study protocol for a multi-centre, prospective, observational, cohort study.
BACKGROUND: More accurate methods of prognostication are likely to lead to improvements in the quality of care of patients approaching the ends of their lives. The Prognosis in Palliative care Scales (PiPS) are prognostic ...
Optimal healthcare delivery to care homes in the UK: a realist evaluation of what supports effective working to improve healthcare outcomes.
Introduction: care home residents have high healthcare needs not fully met by prevailing healthcare models. This study explored how healthcare configuration influences resource use. Methods: a realist evaluation using ...