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Perfecting your practice

Looking in detail at a new practice article each week - as a student, what can you learn from it?

All posts from: July 2012

How can we help with identifying and treating substance misuse?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 30 Jul 2012

 Article: Rassool GH (2012) Substance misuse in older people 2: identifying and treating substance misuse. Nursing Times; 108: Online issue.Author: G Hussein Rassool is independent consultant and visiting professor of addiction and mental health, Universidade de São Paulo and Universidade de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and director, Inter Cultural Therapy Centre, Mauritius. 

How can we help those affected by stigma overcome it?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 10 Jul 2012

 Article: Parle S (2012) How does stigma affect people with mental illness? Nursing Times; 108: 12/14, 28Author: Siobhan Parle is community psychiatric nurse, Berkshire Health Foundation ...

How can I diagnose and treat cellulitis?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 2 Jul 2012

Article: Diagnosing and managing lower limb cellulitis. Nursing Times.THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUTThe causes of cellulitisHow the condition is diagnosed and treatedOther skin conditions that increase the risk of recurrent cellulitis