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Urinary catheterisation: assessing the best options for patients

25 March 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There are two methods of draining urine from the bladder via a catheter. They involve intermittent catheterisation or the use of an indwelling catheter. This article...

Bladder cancer: risk factors, diagnosis and treatment

13 September 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Bladder cancer is a common health problem affecting thousands of people in the UK. People who develop the disease receive care and treatment from a wide range of...

Compliance with swift communication of diagnosis to GPs

08 December 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Until this year the National Cancer Peer Review Programme Manual for Cancer Services 2008 included a policy that all GPs should be informed of a new cancer diagnosis...

Standard of prostate biopsies undertaken by nurse practitioners

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim To determine whether prostate biopsies can be safely and reliably undertaken by advanced nurse practitioners compared with those undertaken by a consultant...

Urinary catheterisation:assessing the best options for patients

31 March 2009

Nursing Standard

Art &science continenece

There are two methods of draining urine from the bladder via a catheter. They involve intermittent catheterisation or the use of an indwelling catheter. This article...

Treatment of patients with urge or stress urinary incontinence

22 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the nursing assessment of urinary incontinence, and describes both conservative management of individuals with incontinence and common...

Assessment, management and prevention of urinary tract infections in men

27 July 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

While urinary tract infections (UTIs) are uncommon in healthy men aged under 50 years, their prevalence rises in men aged over 65 years. UTIs can be classified as...

Overactive bladder in women

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Overactive bladder in women is a common chronic condition of urinary storage, affecting a significant proportion of the population. It is defined as a symptom...

Winning confidence

02 April 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Nursing Standard Nurse Awards 2008 winner Karen Logan improved intermittent self catheterisation services, provided evidence-based guidance for nurses and ensured a...

Nurse-led cancer care clinics: an economic assessment of breast and urology clinics

08 February 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Cancer clinical nurse specialists can identify gaps in service provision that, when filled, can improve patient pathways – and experience – during cancer treatment....