April 2022 Volume 16 Number 4

British Journal of

Healthcare Assistants

For HCAs and assistant practitioners


CLINICAL Croup—a common childhood upper respiratory tract disease Rare health conditions 57: Lassa fever, Laband syndrome, limbic encephalitis, HIV

PROFESSIONAL Inspiring others through compassionate leadership: the power of partnerships Developing pre-registration nurses’ resilience to mass casualty situations through the pedagogy of simulation

HEALTH MATTERS Editorial: Prevention is better … Assessing pain in cognitively impaired patients Last page. High-tech ‘Find and Treat’ service tackles tuberculosis in London’s homeless

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