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An overview of gastric cancer and its management

08 July 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Gastric (stomach) cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, despite decreasing incidence. Prognosis is poor, because patients often...

The challenges of delivering care to a non-English speaking patient, with a rare sarcomatoid gastric cancer

07 November 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical management

Clinical management of patients with rare cancers can be challenging, but is further complicated when patients are not fluent in English, and require a translator....

Helicobacter pylori: nurses’ perceptions of diagnosis and treatment in adults

13 February 2020

Learning Disability Practice

Infection prevention and control

Background Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that lives in the stomach’s gastric mucosa layer. H. pylori is a carcinogen that increases the risk of stomach and...

Narrative research methods with vulnerable people: sharing insights

05 December 2019

Nurse Researcher

narrative enquiry

Background Families with hereditary illnesses have complex and unique experiences that are important for nurses to understand. In New Zealand, a Maori family...

Helicobacter pylori testing and treatment: experience and reflections of a community learning disability team

22 September 2022

Learning Disability Practice

evidence and practice

Helicobacter pylori infection is much more prevalent in people with learning disabilities than in the general population. It can have negative effects on people’s...