Public Health Nursing
News and practice for public health specialists
A study undertaken in the US has shown a link between harsh physical punishment and anxiety disorders, substance abuse and personality disorders in a general population
Discussing passive smoking with parents is not always easy. A tool has been developed to equip nurses with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the issue
A care bundle for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease enabled nurses to improve the care pathway and reduce readmissions
The second of two articles on asset-based thinking discusses theories concerned with how health can be created and how they have been applied in practice
The first of two articles on asset-based thinking focuses on what the profession might learn from asset-based approaches to community development
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience significant chronic pain of similar severity to the pain of arthritis, a new study has found.
Following a Mediterranean-style diet high in olive oil, nuts and fruits may boost brain power in older people compared with a low-fat regime.
Anorexia and bulimia may be the two most well known eating disorders but they are not the most common, a new study reveals.
Spicing up asthma medications with ginger may make them more effective, a study has shown.
More than 50,000 people have been vaccinated against measles in a major campaign to battle a growing epidemic.
Nurses may be viewed as less “credible” by patients if they appear hypocritical, says Holly Blake
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This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.