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An overview of epilepsy in children and young people

28 July 2012

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

The role of the nurse is vital in the management of childhood epilepsy. Nurses play a key role in supporting the child and the family and ensuring that important...

An overview of epilepsy in children and young people

01 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Continuing professional development

The role of the nurse is vital in the management of childhood epilepsy. Nurses play a key role in supporting the child and the family and ensuring that important...

An overview of epilepsy in children and young people

03 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

The role of the nurse is vital in the management of childhood epilepsy. Nurses play a key role in supporting the child and the family and ensuring that important...

Managing patients with encephalitis

11 November 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of encephalitis and addresses its diagnosis, some of the common presenting signs and symptoms, and the different aspects of nursing...

Managing hypopituitarism in emergency departments

09 October 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Healthcare professionals manage patients with a vast range of conditions, but often specialise and acquire expertise in specific disease processes. Emergency and...

HIV-related encephalopathy

04 November 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses different models of care in the UK for the small number of patients with HIV-related encephalopathy. A combination of intensive community...

Progressive supranuclear palsy

21 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), or Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative condition with cognitive and motor...

Nutritional interventions for preventing malnutrition in people with dementia

10 July 2019

Nursing Older People

Nutrition

Dementia is a progressive, chronic condition affecting cognitive functioning and is most prevalent in people aged over 65. Weight loss, malnutrition and dehydration...

How nurses can support informal carers of people living with dementia

11 September 2019

Nursing Older People

Carers

There are 7 million carers in the UK, of whom 11% care for people with dementia. One in five people aged 50-64 are carers. This article explores the difficulties...

Supporting people with Parkinson’s in later life

31 October 2014

Nursing Older People

CPD

Parkinson’s in old age can be a complex individual condition that affects physical and psychological function and wellbeing. As a result, the needs of different...