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Primary hyperparathyroidism and the role of the nurse

29 June 2016

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a common endocrine disorder that results in elevated levels of parathyroid hormone and subsequent hypercalcaemia. Nurses have an...

Diagnosis and management of patients with hypercalcaemia

30 April 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Hypercalcaemia is a common biochemical abnormality in the blood that can be caused by malignancy, hyperparathyroidism, medications or underlying medical conditions....

Nursing management of common oncological emergencies

16 June 2010

Nursing Standard


This article examines three of the most common oncological emergencies. It considers the underlying pathophysiology of these conditions and the symptoms. The role of...

Acute oncological emergencies

26 September 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

The number of people receiving systemic anti-cancer treatment and presenting at emergency departments with treatment-related problems is rising. Nurses will be the...