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Living with leg ulcers: a patient’s personal experience

31 July 1996

Nursing Standard

Special focus: Tissue viability

Ten years ago, I had never heard much of ulcers and I was fully mobile. In the last decade, however, I have developed all sorts of ailments but the one that bothers...

A study into clients’ attitudes towards mechanical aids

23 October 1996

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In the second article of three (the first appeared in last week’s issue), the authors describe Phase II of the study ‘An Evaluation of Mechanical Aids used within...

Tackling embarrassment

12 December 2001

Nursing Standard

Interpersonal skills

In this article, Bob Price discusses how patients might feel when experiencing an embarrassing problem and ways in which nurses can help to alleviate the...

Tackling embarrassment

12 December 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

In this article, Bob Price discusses how patients might feel when experiencing an embarrassing problem and ways in which nurses can help to alleviate the...

Tackling embarrassment

01 October 2001

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This feature will assist you to explore the subject of embarrassment, as an issue that can undermine the effectiveness of...

Activities to encourage nurses to learn more about motivational interviewing

15 January 2019

Primary Health Care

Medicines

Good communication is vital in all health settings. If nurses are to support lifestyle and behaviour change, we need additional ways of communicating. Evidence shows...

Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services

11 September 2019

Primary Health Care

patient interaction

Despite the prevalent cultural stereotype that people’s sexual activity declines or ceases as they grow older, adults in the UK remain sexually active throughout...

The role of the practice nurse in assessing erectile dysfunction in men with type 2 diabetes

18 February 2019

Primary Health Care

sexual health

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem in men who have diabetes. However, ED assessment is often overlooked in primary care. This article explores the...