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Literature Review

Use of ankle–brachial pressure index to assess patient suitability for lower limb compression

The aim of this review is to critically review and analyse findings from contemporary literature to evaluate the effectiveness of the ABPI as a screening tool to assess patients' suitability for the...

The psychological impact of active surveillance in men with prostate cancer: implications for nursing care

The PRISMA flow diagram (Figure 1) illustrates the process used within this literature review to screen search results using the eligibility criteria (Moher et al, 2009). The search was carried out...

Factors influencing retention among hospital nurses: systematic review

The Preferred Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) checklist and flow diagram were used to design and report the review process (Moher et al, 2015) (Figure 1)..

Nursing considerations for supporting cancer patients with metastatic spinal cord compression: a literature review

The search used key words precisely focused to understand the impact and management of MSCC (Box 1). Contextually synonymous key words were included to extend the breadth of available literature....

Sexual function after stoma formation in women with colorectal cancer

‘Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a...

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