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Postnatal depression

01 January 1998

Nursing Management

Postnatal depression

The disabling effects of postnatal depression are well documented (Cox 1986) and there is continued research into the causation and treatment by many psychiatrists...

Bridging the gap between research and practice

01 May 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

Health secretary Alan Johnson announced in March the identities of the first five academic health science centres in the UK, one of which is the result of a...

Do birthplans empower women? A study of midwives’ views, part 2

24 April 1996

Nursing Standard

Research

Last week, we explored women’s views of whether birthplans empower them in the birth process. This week, the second half of the study is presented. It explored the...

Do birthplans empower women? A study of their views, part 1

24 April 1996

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The use of birthplans has become a common practice in many maternity units to improve continuity of care and enable women to gain control over the experience of...

Delivering change

05 March 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Lynne Leyshon is the driving force behind major changes to maternity services in Torbay. But hands-on midwifery is still her first love.

‘Nursing is the most emotionally rewarding career’

12 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Feature

This article presents a brand manifesto for the profession, based on work carried out by consultants Red Spider as part of our Nursing the Future campaign. We have...

Methodological triangulation in midwifery education research

01 April 2005

Nurse Researcher

General

This paper describes how the use of methodological triangulation can enrich the research process. The first section of the paper provides a brief outline of a...

Research philosophy and Socrates: rediscovering the birth of phenomenology

01 October 2008

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

The number of phenomenological studies published in nursing journals is rising, perhaps because phenomenology provides answers to or insights into important...

Clinical presentation, assessment and management of pre-eclampsia

08 July 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Pre-eclampsia is a complex and unpredictable disorder that may occur during pregnancy. Its presentation ranges from mild to severe, and the condition may lead to the...

Diabetes in pregnancy

06 March 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

A number of risk factors exist for pregnant women with diabetes and their babies. Collaborative care can ensure that women with pre-existing diabetes, and those who...