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Developing a community multiple sclerosis nursing service

14 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Reforms to the NHS following the passing of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 have created new purchaser organisations with responsibility for planning the...

Managing multiple sclerosis: working in partnership

01 October 2005

Nursing Management


TACKLING HEALTH inequalities when managing people with long term conditions (LTCs) requires the courage to work in new ways. It means setting national standards for...

Disease-modifying drugs in multiple sclerosis

27 August 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is a description of practice and a comment on the evolution of a disease-modifying drug (DMD) treatment service for multiple sclerosis (MS) in a...

Treating and nursing patients with multiple sclerosis

26 February 1997

Nursing Standard


Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common cause of severe disability in young adults in the UK. About one in 800 people have the disorder (Swingler and Compston...

Constructing vignettes to investigate anger in multiple sclerosis

01 January 2010

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

The physical effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) mean participating in research requires considerable effort. Vignettes offer a less fatiguing and more efficient way...

Benchmarking best practice in relapse management of multiple sclerosis

12 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The Midlands multiple sclerosis (MS) nurse group developed a benchmark for relapse management in MS, using the framework outlined in the DoH document Essence of Care...

Communication about sexual problems in male patients with multiple sclerosis

23 February 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the reasons given by a disability, assessment and rehabilitation team (DART) for perceived difficulties in discussing sexual problems with male...

Spasticity: a common symptom of multiple sclerosis

02 May 2001

Nursing Standard


Spasticity is a common symptom in people with multiple sclerosis. The nurse plays a vital role in the assessment and ongoing management of spasticity.

Attitudes to long-term care in multiple sclerosis

08 January 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

At a recent conference workshop, a group of specialist nurses examined their attitudes towards individuals with multiple sclerosis moving into long-term care. This...

Management of bladder dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

22 February 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the central nervous system that often has a disabling effect, resulting in reduced quality of life for patients. Bladder...