Nursing Long Term Conditions
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Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.
Chronic kidney disease is irreversible, but management and treatment options are available to help patients self-manage the condition and maintain their quality of life.
All frontline nursing staff can incorporate brief behaviour change interventions into their clinical practice to reduce patients’ risk of long-term conditions.
The social model of disability challenges the view of disability as an individual problem, and awareness of it can advance nursing practice
A study has demonstrated that collaborative care for people with depression, provided by a multiprofessional team in GP practices, offers improved outcomes in comparison with usual treatment
People who drink a moderate amount of coffee daily – defined as three to five cups a day – are less likely to develop clogged arteries that could lead to heart attacks, suggests South Korean research.
Two pioneering children’s diabetes specialist nurses in Rochdale were the first in the world to use an innovative new insulin pump to help young people manage their condition.
Eating a combination of a high energy breakfast and a low energy dinner helps control blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a small study by Israeli researchers.
People with mild cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression, according to UK researchers.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has preliminary support for two new options for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema.
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