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Issue : June 2007

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  • Guidelines on catheter use in patients with A hip fractureSubscription

    Clinical17 June, 2007

    The focus of continence care should be assessment and treatment rather than containment; a health professional who …

  • Managing community mental health teams' workloadsSubscription

    Clinical17 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 16, PAGE NO: 32

  • Resources to help smokers quitSubscription

    Clinical14 June, 2007

    Jennifer Percival RN, RM, RHV, FETC is tobacco policy advisor at the Royal College of Nursing.

  • Comment - Resources are available to provide optimal careSubscription

    Clinical14 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 37

  • Update: Allergy training improves quality of life for patients with perennial rhinitisSubscription

    Clinical14 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38Research has shown that structured allergy training for primary care health professionals improves the quality of life of patients with perennial rhinitis.

  • Update: Emergency admission for asthma found to vary hugely across UKSubscription

    Clinical12 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38There is a sixfold difference between PCTs with the lowest and highest number of emergency hospital admissions for asthma, according to a report from Asthma UK.

  • Update: News in briefSubscription

    Clinical12 June, 2007

    A section on smoking cessation with useful resources for healthcare professionals has been launched on nursingtimes.net. Click here to visit the site. The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists is to hold its 10th anniversary conference on 16-17 November 2007 at the University of Warwick. For further information email info@arns.co.uk.Asthma UK's adventure holidays for children and young ...

  • Best practice: End-stage non-malignant lung disease guidelinesSubscription

    Clinical12 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 39Denise Williams, MSc, BA, RGN, is respiratory nurse consultant, Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust; Linda Johns, BSc, RGN, is respiratory nurse specialist, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool.Williams, D. (2007) Guidelines for patients with end-stage non-malignant lung disease. Nursing Times; 103: 24, 39-41. Denise Williams and Linda Johns discuss palliative care provision for patients with end-stage non-malignant lung disease.

  • A primary care service for socially excluded patientsSubscription

    Clinical12 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 30-31

  • Focus: Nurses lead the way in respiratory careSubscription

    Clinical12 June, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 42Monica FletcherMSc, BSc, is chief executive, Education for Health, WarwickThe Association for Respiratory Nurse Specialists has raised concerns about the loss of specialist posts. Monica Fletcher outlines the important role nurses play in managing respiratory disease in primary care