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Nursing Long Term Conditions

News and practice about long term conditions

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

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.

Managing and treating chronic kidney disease

Managing and treating chronic kidney disease Subscription Required

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.

Patients can be shown how to improve their health during routine appointments

Building brief intervention into your everyday work Subscription Required

All frontline nursing staff can incorporate brief behaviour change interventions into their clinical practice to reduce patients’ risk of long-term conditions.

How the social model of disability evolved

How the social model of disability evolved Subscription Required

The social model of disability challenges the view of disability as an individual problem, and awareness of it can advance nursing practice

The case for collaboration in primary care for depression

The case for collaboration in primary care for depression

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

Hospice care linked to less depression in relatives  

The spouses of patients receiving hospice report fewer depression symptoms than those of patients receiving end of life care in other settings, according to a US study.

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Faster heart rate could be 'novel' risk factor for diabetes

Measuring heart rate could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes, according to an international team of researchers.

Taking statins linked with 30% lower stroke risk

Regular use of cholesterol lowering drugs is associated with a significantly lower risk of stroke in healthy older adults, according to a French study.

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Type 2 diabetes screening may reduce CVD and mortality

Screening for type 2 diabetes followed by early treatment could result in substantial health benefits, according to a team of UK and US researchers.

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Diabetes charity targets ‘vital’ primary care professionals

Diabetes UK has re-launched its Primary Care Network in order to deliver more knowledge and advice to practice nurses.

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'Let's realise the potential of our practice nurses'

I wonder if anyone was surprised by the recent news that a group of GP practices have been placed into special measures.

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Candy McCabe

'Quality care is more important than speedy care'

We talk to Professor Candy McCabe, Florence Nightingale Foundation chair in clinical nursing practice research, who qualified over 30 years ago.

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Clinical Development: A framework for effective communication skills

Clinical Development: A framework for effective communication skills Subscription Required

This article outlines a framework for nurses to further develop their communication skills during interaction with patients. It also shows how to implement this framework in nursing practice.

Antibiotics may help ease chronic back pain

Antibiotics may help ease chronic back pain

News that back pain could be “cured” by antibiotics has prompted wide media coverage, with The Independent reporting that “Half a million sufferers of back pain ‘could be cured with antibiotics’.”

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