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Hodgkin’s lymphoma

21 January 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a malignant disease of the lymphatic system. This article gives an overview of the disease process and the classification and staging of...

Wound infection

01 March 2000

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article intends to give an overview of some of the issues involved and the principles of wound infection. It aims to ensure...

Community nursing: an essential experience

24 July 2008

Primary Health Care

Education

Many nurses working in district nursing and practice nursing environments feel they are struggling, and the Audit Commission (1999) has recognised that the position...

Family-centred care: review of opinions among staff

01 February 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

The sudden admission to an emergency department (ED) of a patient requiring resuscitation can be a traumatic experience for families, who often require a great deal...

Managing cancer of unknown primary: Are we getting it wrong?

01 September 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Cancer of unknown primary features among the ten most common cancer diagnoses. Patients are often very ill at presentation and currently, management of their...

Spirituality and health

01 October 2006

Nursing Management

Applied leadership

SPIRITUAL OR RELIGIOUS beliefs can and do shape lives (Koenig et al 2001).

Shifting boundaries

01 July 2004

Nursing Management

CPD

WE ALL experience degrees of mental illness and distress during our lives. Some nurse managers work in healthcare settings that provide mental health services of...

Mental illness … or disability?

01 September 2004

Nursing Management

CPD

ARE PEOPLE who experience mental health problems ill or disabled? This question is as relevant to general nurse managers as it is to nurse managers in mental health...

Tumour of the appendix: pseudomyxoma peritonei

01 May 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This paper describes the experiences of a patient with pseudomyxoma peritonei, a rare tumour arising from the appendix, which has fatal consequences unless treated....

Are nursing theories holistic?

18 January 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing theories, while claiming to present models of holistic nursing care, do not deal adequately with human spirituality. This article reviews several nursing...