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The local falls and osteoporosis service: does it meet the needs of patients?

01 December 2007

Nursing Older People


This articles examines a local evidence-based falls and osteoporosis service that used a pathway of screening, multi-factorial assessment and interventions. Patients...

Early identification and management of chronic kidney disease in primary care

05 December 2008

Primary Health Care


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly common as it is associated with diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Most people with CKD are...

Open AccessMeasurement of lying and standing blood pressure in hospital

29 September 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Measuring lying and standing blood pressure (BP) is an important clinical observation in older hospital inpatients. This is because a drop in BP on standing, known...