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The role of dining companions in supporting nursing care

17 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Malnutrition in hospitals is an ongoing international issue. Research indicates that there are many barriers to nutritional care, including lack of nursing time,...

Current management strategies in the treatment of obesity

14 December 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article explores the evidence surrounding management strategies aimed at addressing the obesity crisis in the UK. Issues concerned with the delivery of dietary...

Promoting healthy eating and an active lifestyle in schoolchildren

09 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Nurses play an important role in promoting good health in patients. With the rise in childhood obesity, nutrition is of particular significance and community nurses...

Current management strategies in the treatment of obesity

08 December 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article explores the evidence surrounding management strategies aimed at addressing the obesity crisis in the UK. Issues concerned with the delivery of dietary...

Coeliac disease: symptoms, complications and patient support

05 May 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine precipitated by ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals. Simply...

The role of diet in lowering blood pressure

03 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Alterations in diet are an important component of the lifestyle changes recommended to reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension. This article provides an...

Promoting healthy eating and an active lifestyle in schoolchildren

03 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Nurses play an important role in promoting good health in patients. With the rise in childhood obesity, nutrition is of particular significance and community nurses...

Coeliac disease:symptoms, complications and patient support

11 May 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine precipitated by ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals. Simply...