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Eating matters - improving dietary care in hospitals

14 January 1998

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Modern clinical practice means that the provision of food and drink to patients in hospital is a complex process involving a wide range of staff. Whatever part other...

Food and mood

01 November 2000

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

Nutrition and cancer

01 October 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Continuing professional development

The relationship between the risk of developing cancer and diet is much discussed but conclusive evidence is elusive. How should nurses interpret such evidence when...

Teaching people the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise

10 February 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Funded by NHS Swindon, the Friday Fit Club is a 12-week course which aims to tackle obesity by providing sessions that include physical exercise and education about...

Food and mood

01 December 2000

Mental Health Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

Diet and menopausal health

05 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Continuing professional development

This article outlines the evidence for exercise and dietary influences on many of the major disease risks for women around the menopause and after, including...

Dietary guidelines for the management of diabetes

19 July 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article outlines contemporary guidelines for the dietary management of diabetes, with the aim of reducing inconsistencies in dietary recommendations.

Hydration for adults

10 November 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses are keenly aware of the need for patients to be adequately hydrated. This article describes the different types of dehydration and the best way for patients...

Obesity management

11 August 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent national initiatives to reduce the numbers of people classified as obese appear to have failed. Norma Crombie summarises some current thinking on the subject...

Dietary guidelines for the management of diabetes

13 July 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article outlines contemporary guidelines for the dietary management of diabetes, with the aim of reducing inconsistencies in dietary recommendations.