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Older women and domestic violence

01 July 2008

Nursing Older People

Feature

Domestic violence is a complex and largely hidden phenomenon. It has been defined as referring to a wide range of abuse or violence, (including physical, emotional,...

Medical Ethics and the Elderly

29 January 2015

Nursing Older People

Book Review

IT IS clear on initial reading that the main emphasis of the book is medical rather than nursing. However, notwithstanding this focus, I found it to be an excellent...

Identifying, reporting and preventing elder abuse in the practice setting

01 February 2009

Nursing Older People

Continuing professional development

The purpose of this article is to raise awareness of elder abuse as an issue and its changing policy and legislative context. It highlights nurses’ roles and...

Personalisation and Dementia

30 June 2014

Nursing Older People

Book Review

PERSON-CENTRED CARE is a core tenet of high quality contemporary care delivery and is at the heart of dignity and respect during care encounters.

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare

28 March 2014

Nursing Older People

Book Review

THIS TEXTBOOK combines sound theoretical underpinning with a practical focus. For example, the introduction to healthcare ethics chapter uses the case of fertility...

Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice

01 April 2013

Nursing Older People

Book review

THIS INTERESTING and easy-to-read book addresses a range of core issues in healthcare ethics. There are a number of different approaches to the presentation of...

Student life-Seeing the person

18 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Career development

Few people would dispute that education can be an important tool in defeating ageist attitudes. For professionals, however, clinical practice is as important as...

Exploring the effect of conducting sensitive research

22 October 2010

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

The term ‘sensitive research’ has become recognised in health and social care research literature generally. It has been used to describe a wide range of topics,...

Nursing relationships in ethnographic research: what of rapport?

01 April 2007

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Julie McGarry examines some of the issues associated with relationships that develop in ethnographic research. In particular, she considers questions that arise from...

Can you recognise elder abuse?

01 October 2007

Nursing Older People

Editorial

Elder abuse is a complex and wide-ranging phenomenon encompassing a range of harms that impact directly on the lives of older people. But due to the ‘hidden’ nature...