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Cerebral Palsy: From Diagnosis to Adult Life

01 April 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Book review

THIS HIGHLY readable book challenges its readers to re-evaluate their understanding, definition and classification of cerebral palsy, and ultimately to challenge...

Reflections on writing journal articles

18 May 2020

Learning Disability Practice

Professional issues

There is an expectation that nurses should use evidence to inform practice but having access to this evidence requires other nurses to write about and publish their...

Inhaler and nebuliser technique for people with a learning disability

28 January 2019

Learning Disability Practice

respiratory care

Healthcare professionals who support people who require an inhaler or nebuliser need to know how to use the devices, monitor and assess patients’ inhaler techniques...

Management of indwelling urinary catheters for people with learning disabilities

18 July 2019

Learning Disability Practice

Continence

The insertion of an indwelling urethral catheter is a considered, invasive intervention that places the patient in a position of increased vulnerability. It requires...

Caring for people with learning disabilities: the attitudes and perceptions of general nurses

16 May 2019

Learning Disability Practice

literature review

There is increasing evidence that people with learning disabilities experience high levels of unmet healthcare needs and poor care. People with learning disabilities...