Category list : Musculoskeletal
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This fifth article in a six-part series on the detrimental effects of prolonged bedrest on body and mind covers muscles, joints and mobility
Non-traumatic spinal cord injury causes a loss of sensory and motor function. Specialist rehabilitation is key to reduce the occurrence and severity of physical and psychological effects
This article offers a comprehensive overview of osteoporosis and the role of nurses in its diagnosis and management. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
Hip fractures occur mostly in older people, many of whom have comorbidities, underlying conditions and/or cognitive impairment. This article, the second in a two-part series, describes the essential nursing care from admission to secondary prevention
This article, the first in a two-part series, offers a comprehensive overview of hip fracture and how to prevent it. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
An acute orthopaedic ward in Nottingham has reduced falls, pressure ulcers and complaints using enhanced supervision and #EndPJparalysis. This article explains how staff are keeping patients physically mobile and socially engaged
More patients that have experienced a “fragility” fracture need access to secondary prevention through services driven by specialist fracture liaison nurses, according to a new audit.
Bones and skeletal muscles undergo a gradual age-related degeneration that accelerates frailty and makes older people more prone to sarcopenia, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and falls
Using a CBT approach to manage low back painSubscription
Low back pain is a major cause of disability and a financial burden on healthcare. A training programme was developed to treat it with a cognitive behavioural approach
‘Summer internship scheme will ‘set you apart’ from other graduates’