Category list : Neurology
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Willow ward in Charlton Lane Hospital has adopted John’s Campaign. This means carers of patients with dementia, whose presence has numerous benefits, are welcome at any time
A new Australian study casts fresh doubt on the controversial practice of brain cooling in the wake of a traumatic head injury, concluding it does not improve outcomes for patients.
At Aintree University Hospital, advanced nurse practitioners working in the acute medical unit receive training in lumbar puncture and are now training junior doctors
A group of experts is to develop a new career framework for stroke nurses, which aims to give nurses and employers a clear idea of the skills and competencies needed at different levels.
Nurses are being encouraged by the UK’s sole nursing professor of stroke care to encourage patients to use a new website designed to help them manage their recovery.
We still lack conclusive evidence on the complex links between headaches or migraine and stroke. Further research is needed to strengthen guidance and improve management
An actress whose husband and father of her two daughters died of a brain tumour last year has paid tribute to the “incredible” hospice nurses who supported the family in his final days.
A specialist Macmillan nurse in neuro-oncology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has stressed the importance of using plain terminology when breaking devastating news to seriously ill patients and their families.
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers.