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Managing breathlessness in patients with lung cancer

28 November 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Breathlessness is one of the most common and difficult symptoms to manage in advanced cancer. Despite the development of non-pharmacological interventions and a...

Pharmacological management of alcohol dependence syndrome

01 September 2010

Mental Health Practice


The treatment of alcohol dependence syndrome (ADS) involves strategies to manage detoxification as well as strategies to promote recovery and relapse prevention....

Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care

25 November 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Distress is one of the most common clinical manifestations associated with dementia. Pharmacological intervention may be appropriate in managing distress in some...

Arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care

28 January 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article presents a review of arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care as an alternative to antipsychotic medications. While use of antipsychotics may...

Horticultural therapy in dementia care: a literature review

20 January 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To present a narrative review of the empirical literature on the use of horticultural therapy in dementia care. Method A comprehensive literature search,...