Category list : Long-term conditions
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The second article in our six-part series on the assessment of older people considers how to assess the physical domain of health
A drug to help slow down disability among patients with a type of multiple sclerosis (MS) is set to be made available on the NHS in England, though specialist nurses have warned more still needs to be provided for those with the condition by the health service.
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
Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic skin condition that has a deep social impact on people diagnosed with it. A literature review explores the impact of social support on their quality of life
This is the first article in a six-part series discussing the key domains of health to investigate when assessing older people. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it, as well as a handout for a journal club discussion
New data has revealed that the number of major lower limb amputations for patients with diabetes is continuing to rise as the condition becomes more prevalent.
A major trial involving nursing academics and nearly 30 health service trusts is to investigate the best way of treating and managing childhood epilepsy.
The skills of specialist tuberculosis nurses must not be cast aside as headway is made on eradicating the disease in England, a leader in the field has warned.
The charity Diabetes UK has launched a new guide that is designed to help healthcare professionals support the emotional needs of adult patients with diabetes.
Teesside specialist nurse Claire Naisbitt tells Nicole Friedberg why she thinks working with multiple sclerosis patients represents a unique career opportunity