Discussing sexuality with patients in a motor neurone disease clinic
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Discussing sexuality with patients in a motor neurone disease clinic

Rachael Marsden Motor neurone disease care centre co-ordinator
Rachel Botell , Rehabilitation medicine, Oxford Centre for Enablement, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

Sexual relationships remain an important aspect of life for people living with motor neurone disease. This article explores the use of the Extended-PLISSIT model when discussing relationships and sexual function with patients and their partners in a motor neurone disease clinic. The model provides a structured approach to assist discussions with patients as well as promoting reflection and exchange of knowledge in the multidisciplinary team. It is a useful model when addressing issues that are sometimes difficult to discuss.

Nursing Standard. 25, 17, 40-46. doi: 10.7748/ns.25.17.40.s60

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