Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 12 Issue 1

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The effect of new inclusion criteria on patient selection for reduction mammaplasty

G.E. Glass, M. Soldin

To evaluate the impact of rationing guidelines on the practice of reduction mammaplasty, with particular reference to patient selection.

Aesthetic medicine: a health regulator's perspective

Keng Boon Harold Tan

The purpose of this paper is to help understand the extent of regulation of aesthetic medicine in various developed countries and to discuss the current pitfalls and…

Improving delivery of laser pan retinal photocoagulation in treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Randhir Chavan, Arijit Mitra, Maurice Headon

The purpose of this paper is to assess the benefits of introducing a laser room poster in improving delivery of laser pan retinal photocoagulation (PRP) in treatment of…

How safe is information about medicines? A risk assessment framework

Simon Wills, Martin Stephens

The purpose of this paper is to identify factors predisposing to risk in publications written by healthcare professionals, especially those concerned with medicines.

Evaluation of information leaflets for flexible cystoscopy

J. Shah, S. Sill

The purpose of this paper is to review patient information leaflets for flexible cystoscopies and to determine the quality of information available to patients.

Pseudoevidence‐based medicine: what it is, and what to do about it

Wally R. Smith

The purpose of this paper is to define, describe, and understand how to combat pseudoevidence‐based medicine (PBM).

Are we prepared for the Mental Capacity Act?

Jane Cowan

The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to The Mental Capacity Act, 2005 will come into force in England and Wales in April 2007.

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1477-7274

Online date, start – end:

2003 – 2015

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Emerald Publishing Limited