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Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 2

25 August 2010

Nursing Standard


This article, the second in a two-part series, continues to describe the stages involved in conducting a systematic review. The article discusses how to select and...

The prevalence and implications of a misdiagnosis of epilepsy

04 September 2010

Learning Disability Practice


Aim Epilepsy is common among people with learning disabilities. It can be difficult to diagnose and may be misdiagnosed in one quarter of cases. This article...

Supporting people with dementia to eat

29 June 2016

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

The aim of this systematic review was to identify the best ways of supporting people with dementia to eat. Five electronic databases were searched, with a date range...

Overseas black and minority ethnic nurses: a systematic review

01 April 2005

Nurse Researcher


This paper is based on a study of overseas black and minority ethnic nurses in the NHS. Following a critical and analytical discussion of the principles of...

Managing the patient with a chest drain: a review

29 April 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes a preliminary review of the literature on the nursing management of patients with chest drains before pursuing a systematic review of the...

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

19 February 2019

Mental Health Practice

literature review

Background Men experiencing psychotic phenomena may struggle with adherence to masculinity norms, but the evidence base has received little attention. Aim To review...

Systematic review – a method for nursing research

01 October 2008

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

The continuous growth of research knowledge and the demands for evidence-based practice have created a need to gather, analyse and synthesise previous research...

Learning how to undertake a systematic review: part 1

18 August 2010

Nursing Standard


This article, the first of two, provides an overview of the processes involved in writing a systematic review. The article describes the differences between a...

Using consensus from experts to inform a shared understanding of subjective terms

21 March 2019

Nurse Researcher

linguistic clarity

Background Consensus methods such as Delphi studies or the group nominal method have long been used in healthcare research to develop services, processes or policies...

A systematic review of structural equation modelling in nursing research

12 September 2018

Nurse Researcher

methodological review

Background A growing number of nursing studies have used structural equation modelling (SEM) analysis. However, there is little research assessing the use of SEM...