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Tetanus and diphtheria

13 February 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Diphtheria and tetanus have been brought under control in many areas of the world through mass immunisation programmes. Consequently, they are becoming forgotten...

Immunisation information for parents

03 April 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many infectious diseases have been nearly eliminated in industrialised countries through mass vaccination programmes. However, the bacteria and viruses that cause...

Tuberculosis:clinical features, diagnosis and management

14 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art &Science

This article presents an overview of tuberculosis and includes general information on the disease, signs, symptoms and diagnosis, up-todate statistics and the...

Caring for new arrivals

15 March 2011

Nursing Standard

Feature

Community nurses can turn to a new resource on the health of migrant and travelling patients.

Anthrax: forms, symptoms and treatment

13 August 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background This article examines the history of anthrax, the organism, the different forms of human anthrax, its symptoms and treatment. Set against fears of a...

Tuberculosis: clinical features, diagnosis and management

08 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article presents an overview of tuberculosis and includes general information on the disease, signs, symptoms and diagnosis, up-to-date statistics and the...

Signs, symptoms and management of bacterial meningitis

01 November 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Continuing professional development

This article describes the common causes of bacterial meningitis, signs and symptoms, and management. It summarises the 2010 guideline on bacterial meningitis and...

Signs, symptoms and management of bacterial meningitis

26 November 2010

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

This article describes the common causes of bacterial meningitis, signs and symptoms, and management. It summarises the 2010 guideline on bacterial meningitis and...

Campus care

25 October 2005

Nursing Standard

General article

As the academic year begins, nurses are set to help students living away from home for the first time with their health and emotional needs. ► Each educational...

Management and treatment options for patients with open abdomen

13 January 2016

Nursing Standard

CPD

Abdominal sepsis and trauma are the main indications for open abdomen. However, there is no robust evidence that open abdomen is better than closed in these cases....