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Depression in chronic medical illness

26 June 2009

Mental Health Practice

Feature

This article examines the issues surrounding depression in chronic medical conditions, and the role of mental health professionals in addressing them.

Responding appropriately to patients with chronic illnesses

21 February 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

A significant proportion of the population lives with chronic illness and nurses are likely to come into contact with these patients on a regular basis. However,...

Adherence to oral chemotherapy: a review of the evidence

08 May 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Oncology is rapidly changing. Over the past few years there has been an increase in the number of patients receiving oral chemotherapy, which is often administered...

Strategies to improve patients’ adherence to medication

18 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article explores issues surrounding adherence to medication. Terminology associated with the use of medication, most notably the terms compliance, concordance...

Age-appropriate care

25 January 2011

Nursing Standard

Reflection

Project groups are working to improve the move between paediatric and adult services for adolescents who receive kidney care.

A proactive approach to asthma

15 November 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory condition the incidence of which appears to be increasing in the UK. It has a substantial impact on the lives of the people...

A proactive approach to asthma

09 November 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory condition the incidence of which appears to be increasing in the UK. It has a substantial impact on the lives of the people...

Issues affecting concordance with leg ulcer care and quality of life

14 July 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines the issues that influence patients’ concordance with leg ulcer treatment regimens and the effect this may have on quality of life. Nurses need...

Strategies to improve patients’ adherence to medication

12 August 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article explores issues surrounding adherence to medication. Terminology associated with the use of medication, most notably the terms compliance, concordance...

Motivational interviewing and concordance with antiretroviral therapy

01 December 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Concordance with therapy is essential in maintaining quality of life for individuals who have human immunodeficiency virus. This article examines the use of...