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Diagnosis and management of patients with Raynaud’s phenomenon

18 July 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

This article describes the characteristics of Raynaud’s phenomenon, focusing on the role of the specialist nurse in diagnosis and management of the condition....

The benefits of yoga in improving health

01 March 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Many primary care presentations are related to stress. Yoga has been shown to improve many health issues including anxiety and stress. It is affordable and can be...

Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like?

27 March 2015

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in...

Self-management in chronic conditions: partners in health scale instrument validation

27 February 2014

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Aims This article describes a study that aimed to validate the Self-care in Chronic Conditions Partners in Health Scale instrument in the Mexican population. The...

Self-management skills for people with type 2 diabetes

13 October 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses type 2 diabetes, including the underlying causes and the treatment algorithm needed to manage this condition. The article also explores the...

Identifying and treating plantar warts

28 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to help health practitioners to identify plantar warts, and to provide information on available treatments. The efficacy of various treatments is...

Diabetes education drives quality and fuels NHS efficiency savings

06 December 2011

Primary Health Care

Management

Structured education such as X-PERT Diabetes and X-PERT Insulin have been shown to be clinically and cost effective programmes that add value to traditional medical...

Health trainers can help people manage long-term conditions

28 March 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Health trainers work with disadvantaged groups in most parts of England to support people to make beneficial changes to their lifestyle. They are lay people who...

Self-management in mental health: a qualitative study of service-users’ perceptions

09 December 2016

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

The rationale and aim of the study were to explore mental health service-users’ perceptions of self-management. Participants were recruited from patients who had...

Evaluation of the care received by older people with diabetes

01 May 2012

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the views of older people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes on the care they received from healthcare professionals....