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Total subapical mandibular osteotomy to correct class 2 division 1 dento-facial deformity
A severe Class 2 division 1 dento-facial deformity in an adult is normally treated by a combination of orthodontics and orthognathic surgery. The surgical procedure may involve either a single or double jaw osteotomy. The ...
Designing wards to release time to care
Poor ward layout can significantly increase the time taken on routine tasks, reducing the amount of time nurses have available to spend on direct patient care. This article describes how Chesterfield Royal Hospital designed ...
Lifelong learning in obstetrics and gynaecology: how theory can influence clinical practice
Lifelong learning refers to the systematic acquisition, renewal, updating and completion of knowledge. It is synonymous with the term 'self-directed learning'. This is a new educational strategy meant to consolidate knowledge ...
Aortoesophageal fistula after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair of a mycotic thoracic aneurysm
Mycotic aneurysms constitute a small proportion of aortic aneurysms. Endovascular repair of mycotic aneurysms has been applied with good short-term and midterm results. However, the uncommon aortoenteric fistula formation ...
To scrub or not to scrub? That is the question.
The assistant theatre practitioner (ATP) is increasingly being developed across a range of healthcare settings to support the role of the registered practitioner (Skills for Health 2010). Where ATPs take on roles that were ...
Anterior open bite: aetiology and management.
Anterior open bite has a multi-factorial aetiology comprising: genetically inherited skeletal pattern, soft tissue effect and digit-sucking habits. To formulate an appropriate treatment plan, accurate diagnosis is essential. ...