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Spending pennies saves pounds

01 May 2001

Nursing Management

Spending penning saves bounds

It has been shown that education changes knowledge, it remains inconclusive, however, whether this results in a change in clinical practice. Reflective practice has...

A private view

18 January 2000

Nursing Standard

Perspective: opinion

Nurses are breaking down barriers in the NHS by taking on new roles, acquiring new skills and facing new challenges. But in the private sector, the status and...

Underactive bladder syndrome

17 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Underactive bladder syndrome causes difficulty in voiding, resulting in incomplete bladder emptying. This article describes common causes of the condition, patient...

Underactive bladder syndrome

11 May 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

Underactive bladder syndrome causes difficulty in voiding, resulting in incomplete bladder emptying. This article describes common causes of the condition, patient...

The overactive bladder

11 June 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

The problem of an overactive bladder is common and can have a major impact on patients’ lives. This article describes the possible causes of the condition and the...

Regaining continence after radical prostatectomy

05 November 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In this article, the author examines incontinence following radical prostatectomy and describes how nurses can provide advice, support and care for these patients.

Integrated continence services

07 November 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

Nurses have an important role in continence promotion. Deborah Rigby argues that effective continence care should be multidisciplinary and seamless, from the...

Co-ordinating constipation management

01 September 2004

Primary Health Care

Opinion

So constipation is not a sexy subject, but how many of us can putour hands up and say we have never been constipated ourselvesor seen or advised a patient on...

Stress urinary incontinence: recent advances in conservative management options

01 November 2005

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article aims to increase understanding of stress urinary incontinence and the potential for nurses to help patients improve their quality of life using...

Urinary incontinence

01 February 1999

Primary Health Care

Clinical

Urinary incontinence costs the NHS over £68 million a year (Royal College of Physicians Report 1995). As healthcare costs continue to rise, therapeutic measures...