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Challenging behaviour in HIV services

02 December 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

‘Challenging behaviour’ is not a recognisable condition with a single method of care and management. It is a convenient term used to describe a range of behaviours...

HIV and AIDS: an overview

28 February 2001

Nursing Standard


Despite a decrease in deaths due to AIDS in industrialised nations, there is still much confusion surrounding HIV and AIDS. The authors provide an up-to-date...

A study of nurses’ attitudes towards mechanical aids

16 October 1996

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Publication of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (HSE 1992) focused attention on the use of mechanical aids for the purposes of moving and handling....

Taped consultations in a thoracic oncology lung cancer service

01 April 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice


Communicating a diagnosis of lung cancer involves the delivery of highly complex information to a poor prognostic group. This study examined the value of audio...

AIDS, euthanasia and nursing

29 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Special focus:aids

The AIDS epidemic confronts society with an abundance of medical, legal and ethical dilemmas. In addition to being socially stigmatising, AIDS is accompanied by a...

Sharing the care of children with HIV infection

31 January 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Providing shared care for children with HIV infection can improve their quality of life. Jo White explores some of the issues that arise when the care of...

Smoking cessation for clients who are HIV-positive

30 November 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To identify smoking prevalence and behaviour in clients who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and to enrol those wanting to stop smoking in a...

Non-HIV nurses’ knowledge of HIV therapy

10 July 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To investigate the level of knowledge about HIV among non-specialist nurses. Method A purposive sample was taken of 124 students undertaking post-registration...

Adolescents with HIV: Issues for practice

01 July 2001

Paediatric Nursing


Globally it is estimated that 1,600 children are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) each day (WHO 1997). A not insignificant number of these children...

HIV disaster

04 September 2007

Nursing Standard


Every day in Ukraine 46 young people are infected with HIV, but stigma is hampering prevention strategies.