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The challenges of managing cachexia in advanced cancer

08 May 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


Cancer cachexia is a metabolic disturbance characterised by involuntary and progressive weight loss. It is a common feature in up to 80 per cent of patients with...

Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease

23 December 2019

Nursing Standard

end of life care

The prevalence of end-stage kidney disease is increasing, particularly among older people and those with multiple comorbidities. Typically, patients who develop...

Identifying the challenges and opportunities of the executive nurse director role in the UK: a scoping review

15 October 2020

Nursing Management


The executive nurse director role is complex and there is significant variation in the expectations and responsibilities placed on it. The main function of the role...