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Exploring nurses’ perspectives of stroke care

01 December 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In recent years stroke has been recognised as a national clinical, research and policy priority. Stroke nurses and stroke nursing are important contributors, but...

An overview of cardiovascular disease risk assessment

30 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment is being undertaken in the UK as a result of a national drive to reduce premature mortality and the economic burden of...

Lipids explained: screening to treatment

01 February 2013

Primary Health Care


One of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease commonly seen in primary care is raised cholesterol. People are becoming more aware of the implications of...

Sweet solution?

02 January 2007

Nursing Standard

Cover stories

Research has suggested that chocolate – at least the dark kind – has a number of potential health benefits. But chocolate has its downside too.

The effect of antipsychotic medication on metabolic syndrome

06 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article highlights the need for mental health nurses to take a proactive role in the identification and prevention of metabolic syndrome to improve quality of...

The role of red meat in a balanced diet

19 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Lean red meat is rich in essential nutrients, such as iron and zinc. Recent changes in farming practice have lowered the fat content of meat significantly....

Case management of patients at risk of cardiovascular disease

01 December 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Health professionals assessing patients for cardiovascular disease risk require the time and resources to provide the intervention required to reduce that risk. They...

Recent developments in the care and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD)

01 July 2007

Primary Health Care


There have been many recent developments in the care and management of patients with chronic kidney disease that health professionals working in primary care need to...

Treating ST-elevation myocardial infarction

10 June 2016

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Treatment of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has moved from thrombolysis to primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) over the...

Translation and validation of the Arabic version of the Self-care of Heart Failure Index

18 November 2016

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome with high demands for self-care. The Self-care of Heart Failure Index (SCHFI) was developed to measure...