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Exploring the meaning of recovery following myocardial infarction

25 September 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the meaning of recovery from the perspective of patients who have had a myocardial infarction (MI) and their carers. Method Constructivist grounded...

End of life care pathways: ethical and legal principles

09 December 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Myths have developed surrounding the law and ethical principles in end of life care, which can make care provision at the end of life complex and fraught with...

Development and regulation of advanced nurse practitioners in the UK and internationally

29 November 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

The NHS in the UK is under increasing pressure as a result of financial and recruitment issues, as well as an ageing population. Nursing has continued to adapt to...

Internet access: the impact on nurses and PAMs

01 November 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

An outline of a research project into the use of the internet on hospital wards and its impact on nurses and professionals allied to medicine.

A critique of positive thinking for patients with cancer

01 June 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article provides a critical reflection of the debate regarding the adoption of positive thinking in the care and recovery of patients with cancer. Positive...

An evaluation of the Florence Nightingale Foundation leadership, research and travel scholarships

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

The Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) is a charity that awards scholarships in leadership, travel and research to nurses, midwives and other healthcare...

An evaluation of the role of support workers in lung cancer

09 February 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Aim To map the prevalence and type of unregistered roles that have emerged to support lung cancer nurse specialists (LCNSs), and to explore the effect of support...

Barriers to keeping warm in later life

27 November 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To identify factors influencing older people’s ability to keep warm and well in winter. Method This qualitative study used in-depth individual interviews with...