(ISSN: 1367-6539, 1468-9618)
Table of Contents
2016 - 19 (1)
- Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings.
- Changes to student nurse financing in the UK: a good or a bad thing?
- Reviewing the literature.
- Mothers of lower socioeconomic status make the decision to formula-feed in the context of culturally shared expectations and practices.
- A body-mind-spirit intervention helps treat depression in India.
- No difference in pain, swelling or function with NSAIDs compared with paracetamol for soft tissue injury.
- Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementia.
- Greater support and debriefing may help student midwives to process traumatic birth experiences.
- Immediate preterm delivery for pregnancy hypertension increases risk of neonatal respiratory distress.
- Guidelines improve nurses' knowledge and confidence in diagnosis of anxiety and challenging behaviours in people with intellectual disabilities.
- Nursing students lack confidence in dealing with domestic abuse.
- Nurse-led home exercise programme improves physical function for people receiving haemodialysis.
- Daily e-cigarette use increases quit attempts and reduces smoking with no effect on cessation.
- After the Liverpool Care Pathway clear guidance and support on end-of-life care is needed.
- In South Asian people with cardiac disease, strong patient-professional relationships may increase treatment compliance.
- Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life.
- Balance of lifetime remaining to anticipated suffering behind.
- Increased age and understanding about treatment linked to better antihypertensive adherence.
- Midwifery training needs identified when caring for women with female genital mutilation.
- Caesarean section and image consciousness among barriers to breast feeding for obese women.
- In people with atrial fibrillation receiving antithrombotics, short-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure increases risk of serious bleeding.
- Male victims of physical partner violence have poorer physical and mental health than men of the general population.
- Health professionals generally have more restrictive attitudes towards assisted dying in dementia than the public.
- Primary school education programmes can decrease child salt intake.
- Productive hours by direct-care providers is the best measure of nurse staffing in relation to patient outcomes.
- Smoking cessation strategies may increase quit rates among adults of low socioeconomic status.
- Nurses experience feelings of disempowerment when caring for patients in severe pain.
- Parents are psychologically affected by their experiences when their child is in hospital because of uncertainty about prognosis and anxiety at the time of admission.
- Non-pharmacological interventions for agitation in dementia: various strategies demonstrate effectiveness for care home residents; further research in home settings is needed.