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Unique role of learning disability liaison nurses

02 September 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

It is recognised that people with learning disabilities who also have a long-term condition or life-limiting illness are at a disadvantage compared to the rest of...

Risk of refeeding syndrome in clients with malnutrition

01 April 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The number of people with learning disabilities being treated in acute hospitals appears to be rising. Many of these patients are nutritionally compromised and have...

Drug-induced dysphagia and the high-risk effect on people with intellectual disabilities

24 January 2019

Learning Disability Practice

swallowing difficulties

Research indicates that aspirate pneumonia as a result of dysphagia can be one of the leading causes for episodes of hospitalisation among people with intellectual...

End of life care for people with a learning disability

05 September 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Aim To explore the experiences of learning disability and district nurses caring for people with a learning disability at the end of their lives. Method A...