As the majority of patients with urological cancers die in hospital, urology and continence nurses have an important role to play in the end-of-life care team
Managing obesity in adultsSubscription
Obesity poses a serious risk to health. This article is an introduction to, and taster of, our online learning unit on obesity management in adults
In the past two years, I have had the fantastic opportunity of talking to many nurses, midwives and health visitors about information technology and how it can enable practice.
Evidence on NSAID use in soft tissue injuriesSubscription
Non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drugs are often used for analgesia in soft tissue injury. The evidence to support this is weak, plus NSAIDs may even delay healing.
A nursing and midwifery career gives us incredible experiences and privileges.
There is some evidence to support the use of cognitive stimulation in dementia care but important questions about its effectiveness remain unanswered.
Managing upper gastrointestinal acute bleedingSubscription
NICE guidance emphasises the role of endoscopy in treating patients who have upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
Better communication within care home servicesSubscription
Care home residents require support from many quarters but communication is often poor. The Care Homes Connect programme is working to improve this.
Well planned and delivered end-of-life care is shaped by the patient’s life and personality.
NICE has issued a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.