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Advance care planning in progressive neurological conditions

21 January 2015

Nursing Standard


Advance care planning in progressive neurological conditions is an essential part of care, allowing individuals to make decisions and record their wishes regarding...

Huntington’s disease

21 April 2004

Nursing Standard


Huntington’s disease is a complex degenerative disorder that affects the central nervous system. Although it is a rare condition, nurses are ideally placed to assess...

Motor neurone disease: an overview

18 July 2012

Nursing Standard


Motor neurone disease (MND) is a relatively rare, progressive and incurable neurological condition affecting patients’ speech, mobility and respiratory function....

Progressive supranuclear palsy

21 August 2013

Nursing Standard

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Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), or Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative condition with cognitive and motor...
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