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The gift of sight

06 December 2005

Nursing Standard


Sarah is a 28 year old whose sight has been restored thanks to a corneal graft. A keen horserider, when I met her recently she was still jubilant about the operation...

Prevention and management of treatment-related oral mucositis

06 July 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

A prospective, multinational study conducted in the United States, Europe, Australia and Canada found the risk of oral mucositis to be as high as 99 per cent in...

Managing chronic oedema and wet legs in the community: a service evaluation

08 November 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Patients with chronic oedema and ‘wet legs’ are frequently seen in the community setting, with research indicating that more than half of community nurses’ caseloads...
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