Category list : Assessment
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The third article in our six-part series on the assessment of older people considers how to assess the functional domain of health
This article, the last in a five-part series on nuclear medicine imaging techniques, explains how ventilation/perfusion scintigraphy works and what precautions are required when it is used
This article, the fourth in a five-part series on nuclear medicine imaging techniques, explains how radionuclide ventriculography works and what precautions are required when it is used
For two of its care homes, the Scottish veterans’ charity Erskine has recruited an advanced nurse practitioner who provides a rapid on-site response to residents’ health concerns
The second article in our six-part series on the assessment of older people considers how to assess the physical domain of health
The Moulster and Griffiths learning disability nursing model provides a structured framework to help nurses provide effective nursing care
Many GP practices are failing to make use of potentially life-saving risk assessment tools that can help catch cancer early on, suggests a new study.
In women, pelvic floor weakness can lead to incontinence or prolapse. This article – the first in a two-part series – describes the female pelvic floor anatomy and pathophysiology
Opioid-induced constipation is highly prevalent in patients at the end of life, but the evidence base is not strong enough to determine the best management. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
In hospital, oral health is often neglected despite its importance for patients’ health and wellbeing. An acute hospital has conducted a service evaluation project to assess and improve mouth care