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Gobnait Byrne

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Promoting kidney health in people with type 2 diabetes: part 2

Secondary prevention aims to minimise the effect of the disease by timely diagnosis using screening before any serious and long-lasting damage has occurred (Karunathilake and Ganegoda, 2018). The use...

Promoting kidney health in people with type 2 diabetes: part 1

CKD is described as abnormalities in kidney function or structure, present in individuals for >3 months in or those with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of <60 ml/min/1.73m2 on at least...

Self-management support for older adults with chronic illness: implications for nursing practice

‘The tasks that individuals must undertake to live with one or more chronic conditions. These tasks include having the confidence to deal with medical management, role management and emotional...

Contemporary considerations relating to health promotion and older people

The WHO (2015) advocates ‘healthy ageing’ as a goal for life, describing it as a process incorporating the development and maintenance of functional ability to facilitate wellbeing in later life..

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