News and practice for neurology nurse specialists
Training healthcare assistants from nursing and therapy teams to pick up the early signs of dementia and offer one-to-one support is reaping benefits in a large acute hospital.
Skull fractures associated with intracranial injury are a leading cause of traumatic death in childhood. Children with head injuries should be monitored for signs of deterioration.
A Cochrane review explored the effectiveness of strategies to improve adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
Senior nurse leaders have an important role to play in improving the health of patients and staff through the delivery of behaviour change interventions.
A national confidential enquiry into care of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage notes areas for improvement, including greater use of specialist nurses
Nurses who work with Parkinson’s disease patients or have an interest in the condition are being urged to join a new network that aims to “revolutionise care”.
A new pegylated treatment has been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
An extra £2.5m will be invested in specialist nursing and care, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced today.
The number of nurses specialising in the care of epilepsy in children has increased over the last two years, but their distribution remains patchy across the country, according to a national audit.
Complex jobs that require a lot of difficult analysis or social interaction may protect the brain from mental decline, research suggests.
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Without the specialist help he recieved following a traumatic brain injury, Mikey believes he would not be able to continue studying to be a nurse
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