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Managing the child with gastroenteritis

02 June 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses the treatment of children with gastroenteritis and takes account of the current evidence based guidelines for management.

Diverticular disease

06 September 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Diverticular disease is a gastrointestinal disorder. Christine Hyde discusses the physiology and care of related conditions in the large bowel, examining potential...

Understanding oesophageal varices

01 March 2000

Emergency Nurse

CPD

This article describes the aetiology of oesophageal varices, the variety of treatment options available and the physiological and psychological nursing needs of...

Understanding oesophageal varices

17 November 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

Joseph McArdle describes the risk factors associated with oesophageal varices and the nursing contribution to the various techniques used to treat them.

Changing trends in the laboratory diagnosis of gastroenteritic infections

01 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The micro-organisms responsible for causing gastroenteritis have changed over the last few decades. This article chronicles those changes and describes the...

Nutrition in Crohn’s disease

24 March 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses ways in which nurses can help to advise patients who have Crohn’s disease about their nutritional requirements.

Anorectal examination in emergency departments

01 April 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Many patients present to emergency departments with anorectal problems, such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and pruritis ani. Often, patients with such problems are...

Assessment and treatment of three common anorectal conditions

01 May 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This is the second of two articles about the kinds of anorectal problem with which people can present at emergency departments. The first article concerns common...

Prevalence and management of coeliac disease in people with Down’s syndrome

08 May 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Nutrition

People with Down’s syndrome are more likely to have additional health complications than the general population, including coeliac disease. It is important to...

Nursing management of patients with severe ulcerative colitis

05 January 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Ulcerative colitis is a relapsing chronic disease that has an unpredictable course. A relapse in the condition requires timely intervention and expert monitoring. A...
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