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Managing patients with encephalitis

11 November 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of encephalitis and addresses its diagnosis, some of the common presenting signs and symptoms, and the different aspects of nursing...

Managing hypopituitarism in emergency departments

09 October 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Healthcare professionals manage patients with a vast range of conditions, but often specialise and acquire expertise in specific disease processes. Emergency and...

HIV-related encephalopathy

04 November 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses different models of care in the UK for the small number of patients with HIV-related encephalopathy. A combination of intensive community...

Progressive supranuclear palsy

21 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), or Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative condition with cognitive and motor...

Supporting people with Parkinson’s in later life

31 October 2014

Nursing Older People

CPD

Parkinson’s in old age can be a complex individual condition that affects physical and psychological function and wellbeing. As a result, the needs of different...

An overview of communication, movement and perception difficulties after stroke

30 May 2014

Nursing Older People

CPD

For many people who have had a stroke, weakness or paralysis on one side - hemiparesis or hemiplegia - is the most obvious symptom. However, brain damage, including...

Parkinson’s disease: symptoms, treatment options and nursing care

10 September 2018

Nursing Standard

Neurology

Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (IPD) is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that causes various motor and non-motor symptoms and will often have life-changing...

Multiple sclerosis: managing a complex neurological disease

12 November 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article describes the complex neurological condition multiple sclerosis (MS) and its management. It outlines the pathophysiology and symptoms, the importance of...

Cerebral aneurysm and aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage

23 April 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

A cerebral aneurysm is a weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that swells and fills with blood. Rupture of a cerebral aneurysm, known as aneurysmal...

Managing fatigue in adults with multiple sclerosis

24 June 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and has a significant effect on all aspects of daily living and on...
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