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Positives of testing

23 August 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Hepatitis can be treated successfully if it is diagnosed at an early stage. But the viral infection often remains asymptomatic and undiagnosed.

Hepatitis C virus infection: risk factors, diagnosis and management

15 December 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article focuses on the risk factors, diagnosis and management of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. It describes treatment options and the role...

Hepatitis C virus infection: risk factors, diagnosis and management

04 January 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

This article focuses on the risk factors, diagnosis and management of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. It describes treatment options and the role...

Developing a nursing service for patients with hepatitis C

04 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Hepatitis C is a chronic viral infection, which can progress to cirrhosis, liver failure, liver cancer and death. This article describes a model implemented to...

Change management for school nurses in Scotland

27 June 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the challenges of supporting one school nursing team through a period of unprecedented change–moving from being part of the Combined Child...

Raising awareness of hepatitis c infection

01 May 2009

Primary Health Care

General

Hepatitis C infection is the focus of a Department of Health campaign. Although hepatitis C may have fatal consequences, the infection can remain undetected for many...

Identifying and managing hepatitis C in the community

01 May 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Brownlow Health is an inner-city practice in Liverpool. It has a high homeless population of whom many are hepatitis C-positive. In 2009 the practice employed a...

Preventing, identifying and treating hepatitis C

08 January 2019

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that, if left untreated, can result in significant liver damage and cancer. Most individuals are unaware that they have been...

Hepatitis C nightmare

18 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Feature

Sustaining a needlestick injury resulted in nurse Dianne Wright contracting hepatitis C infection in 2003. Despite 24 weeks of gruelling treatment, she continued to...

Face up to facts

30 April 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Although people at risk of having contracted hepatitis C are being encouraged to seek advice, service provision in England remains patchy.