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Providing the right support and care for male victims of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse and violence can be a contentious issue, partly due to the occupation of ‘gendered spaces' of the phenomenon and related issues (Khalida et al, 2013; Chelliah, 2016).

Decompensated cirrhosis: targeted training of acute medical teams to improve quality of care in first 24 hours

This quality improvement project had a focus on the evidence-based care of patients with decompensated liver disease, which could potentially impact on safety outcomes and mortality rate. The aim was...

The neurogenic bladder: developing a consensus bladder and bowel management pathway for people with MS

MS is a chronic inflammatory condition, affecting the central nervous system, which leads to the formation of lesions in the white and grey matter, as well as diffuse damage and neurodegeneration of...

Supporting nursing, midwifery and allied health professional teams through restorative clinical supervision

Restorative clinical supervision is an evidence-based model underpinned by the Solihull Approach (https://solihullapproachparenting.com), motivational interviewing and leadership theories. It contains...

Assessment of motor limb strength by neuroscience nurses: variations in practice and associated challenges

Neurological assessment is the cornerstone of practice in neuroscience nursing, being the core method of evaluating the function of the nervous system for people with neurological disorders (Agrawal,...

Successful implementation of round-the-clock care in a virtual ward during the COVID-19 pandemic

The vision of the VW was to provide safe and effective monitoring and a follow-up service for all patients, while facilitating early discharge, admission avoidance and physical bed occupancy reduction...

Ghanaian Erasmus+ students' experiences of a semester abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

Numerous benefits of studying abroad are reported in the literature, including the development of students' personally and professionally (Kelleher et al, 2016; Brown et al, 2018). This is relevant...

A nurse-led educational intervention for relieving idiopathic constipation: a retrospective study

To describe the results of an evidence-based, nurse-led educational intervention for functional constipation in adults..

How do hospital nurses experience end-of-life care provision? A creative phenomenological approach

Interpretive phenomenology was used as the methodology to explore the nurses' experience. The focus of interpretive phenomenology is on understanding the human experience of the ‘life-world’ and is...

Learning beyond a single field of nursing through a virtual case-based approach to pre-registration nurse education

Currently nurse education within the UK consists of four distinct separate fields of practice: adult, child, mental health and learning disabilities. Over a programme of study, a student nurse will...

Suicide and women living with and beyond a breast cancer diagnosis

It was proposed to undertake a review of the literature on suicide in cancer patients or following a cancer diagnosis. The aim of the literature review was twofold:.

Uterine prolapse: impact of the condition and practical advice

The prevalence of uterine prolapse varies, depending on reporting methods and assessment categorisation, and may be more common than is realised. Uterine prolapse was found in 14% of women in a US...

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