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The use of a Lester Tool-based physical health app in mental health inpatient settings

17 December 2018

Mental Health Practice

Medicines

Background People with mental health problems have a greater risk of developing physical health problems, yet in England only 76% of such patients have an annual...

An overview of the principles of preoperative care

24 August 2018

Nursing Standard

surgical care

There has been an increase in the number of patients requiring surgery who also have complex medical needs. Factors such as being overweight, the presence of...

Role of the nurse in stroke rehabilitation

22 August 2018

Nursing Standard

Neurology

Stroke is a leading cause of death and adult disability in the UK. A stroke can have significant negative effects on the lives of patients and their families and...

Understanding the benefits and implications of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

03 June 2019

Nursing Standard

innovation

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) programmes are an innovative approach to optimising patient outcomes in the perioperative period and have been implemented in...

Exploring the fundamental aspects of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery nurse’s role

11 November 2019

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a multimodal, multidisciplinary programme that aims to limit surgical stress during the perioperative period. The...