Issue : 2 June 2009
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So I’m wandering around a department store with my daughter while her mum tries on linen when I find - and I blame bad signposting near hosiery for this - that we have wandered into what I can only imagine to be the menopausal chiffon section.
Dave Prentis on how UNISON will support nurses during the recession
Exploring what happens to processes in the body when a person is bedridden, and what nurses should look for when monitoring such patients
Outlining the development of an online structured framework to help student nurses achieve assessment learning outcomes during practice placements
A practical guide to using bladder ultrasound to diagnose urinary retention
A Nursing Times survey has revealed gaps in training and education for continence management. Clare Lomas investigates how this can be addressed
Faecal incontinence affects relationships, employment and self-esteem
Fracture liaison services and clinical audit are just two areas in which nurses can implement the National Osteoporosis Society manifesto, argues Julia Thomson
Exploring the new and updated aspects in NICE guidance on schizophrenia, focusing on treating acute episodes and recovery, and preventing relapse
Research assessed parent and child understanding of the continence issues affecting them and the response of the family and healthcare professionals