Experiences of Trauma Patients’ Experiences of Trauma Team Treatment

What are the major trauma patients’ personal experience on full trauma team treatment of Emergency Departments in UK? INTRODUCTION Major trauma is the term used to describe a serious injury that could cause permanent disability or death1(Nice Guideline, 2016). According to National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD), 2007, it is the fourth…

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Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) in the Treatment of Malignant Tumours

With respect to the localisation, radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery, critically evaluate the role of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) in the treatment of malignant tumours in the head and neck region. Introduction Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) is a radiotherapy treatment technique which can be used for a multitude of treatment sites. IMRT uses many segments…

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Echinacea in the Treatment and Prevention of Common Colds and Influenza

The Use of Echinacea in the Treatment and Prevention of Common Colds and Influenza Echinacea is an indigenous wildflower of the United States (Ross, 2016). For centuries, Native Americans have used different species of Echinacea in herbal remedies to treat coughs, gastrointestinal issues, sore throats, and even toothaches (Ross, 2016). Over the last century, numerous studies have been…

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Criticisms of Evidence-Based Medicine

“Evidence-Based Medicine tells us to use only evidence from clinical trials and high quality observational studies in making clinical decisions. That evidence is statistical, comprising summary data (e.g. averages) from large groups. Whereas clinical decisions concern individuals and their particular circumstances. So, Evidence-Based Medicine cannot after all be a correct account of how doctors should make clinical…

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