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Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care

25 November 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Distress is one of the most common clinical manifestations associated with dementia. Pharmacological intervention may be appropriate in managing distress in some...

Arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care

28 January 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article presents a review of arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care as an alternative to antipsychotic medications. While use of antipsychotics may...

Horticultural therapy in dementia care: a literature review

20 January 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To present a narrative review of the empirical literature on the use of horticultural therapy in dementia care. Method A comprehensive literature search,...

Managing breathlessness in patients with lung cancer

28 November 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Breathlessness is one of the most common and difficult symptoms to manage in advanced cancer. Despite the development of non-pharmacological interventions and a...