Category list : Mental health
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Caution urged in prescribing common ADHD drugSubscription
Uncertainties remain about the effect of a widely used medicine on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms, according to a review by a well-respected research organisation.
’Anyone with some memory issues would find this book useful as would professionals who work with people with memory issues to be able to recommend a self-help guide, for example specialist nurses.’
Physical attacks on nurses and other staff working in NHS acute services have gone up by nearly 10% in the past year, rising to more than 19,000, according to official figures.
Health visitors in Tameside, Greater Manchester, are training volunteers at a national family support charity to help parents at risk of developing mental health problems following birth.
’This book would be of great interest to the general public, healthcare commissioners, policy makers and healthcare staff.’
The assessment and treatment of wound painSubscription
Knowing how to control wound pain effectively is an important aspect of wound care, since poorly managed pain can significantly impede the healing process.
Nurse-led general practice: a new care modelSubscription
An innovative nurse-led general practice in West London has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, offering a successful alternative to GP-led care.
I will always remember my first ever placement; it was straight after the high of Christmas and New Year and in the middle of the January blues and my cohort was sent off to sample our first ever ‘long day’ and infamous ‘night shift’.
Analysis of service redesign plans drawn up by mental health providers has revealed reductions to senior nursing posts, but an increase in junior registrants and non-clinical roles in anticipation of further funding cuts.
Computer-assisted cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT) is likely to be ineffective in the treatment of depression because of low patient adherence and engagement, suggests the largest study of its kind.