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Cancer-related anaemia and fatigue:assessment and treatment

23 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science oncology nursing

Anaemia is common in patients with cancer, but is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. Fatigue is frequently associated with cancer-related anaemia and has a...

Caring for surgical patients with sickle cell disease

08 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Sickle cell disease

For thousands of people in the UK today sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious, debilitating and at times severely handicapping condition. This is particularly so...

Cancer-related anaemia and fatigue: assessment and treatment

17 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Anaemia is common in patients with cancer, but is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. Fatigue is frequently associated with cancer-related anaemia and has a...

Developing a service for children with iron deficiency anaemia

17 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The IDEAS (Iron Deficiency Early Anaemia Services) project is a programme aimed at detecting and offering a system of care for children with iron deficiency anaemia....

Strategies to improve iron status in women at risk of developing anaemia

24 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Iron deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiency disorders worldwide, with teenage girls and women of childbearing age, especially pregnant and...

Assessment of anaemia in elective pre-operative orthopaedic patients

18 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The transfusion of components made from human blood carries a small risk to the recipient. Pre-operative preparation, ensuring that the patient is not anaemic before...

Intravenous iron administration in a short-stay hospital setting

06 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Anaemia and iron deficiency are prevalent in the Western and developing world. They have implications for quality of life, prognosis and survival in a number of...

Safe administration of intravenous iron therapy

03 April 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the process of setting up a community service to meet the needs of patients with chronic kidney disease who have iron-deficiency anaemia. The...

Strategies to improve iron status in women at risk of developing anaemia

18 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Iron deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiency disorders worldwide, with teenage girls and women of childbearing age, especially pregnant and...

Renal anaemia in children: the role of the specialist nurse

01 September 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Anaemia is a major and predictable complication in children with chronic renal failure (CRF). Nurse specialists with knowledge and skills in anaemia management can...