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The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
[no abstract available]
Myeloma patients' experiences of haematopoietic stem cell transplant: A qualitative thematic synthesis
Purpose: The aim of this study was to synthesise all qualitative evidence on the experiences of myeloma patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).Method: A systematic search strategy was developed and ...
Vitamin D supplementation and clinical outcomes in cancer survivorship
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2018-10-22)
Increasing evidence points to the role of vitamin D supplementation in cancer management. A comprehensive search of online databases was undertaken for all research studies relating to vitamin D supplementation in cancer ...
Managing relapsed myeloma: The views of patients, nurses and doctors
Purpose: The study aim was to explore whether there were differing opinions on the current management of relapsed myeloma between patients and health care professionals, a topic which has never been explored previously in ...
Parental presence at anaesthesia induction: A systematic review
This systematic review assessed the effectiveness of parental presence for children undergoing surgical or diagnostic procedures under general anaesthesia (such as bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy and laparoscopy). Randomized ...
Oncology nurses descriptions of intimacy with patients: mirroring Edith Stein s phenomenological conceptualisation of empathy.
This paper highlights the relevance of Edith Stein's philosophy on empathy in understanding oncology nurses' expressions of intimacy with their patients, as revealed from narratives in an interpretive phenomenological study.
Influences on quality of prescribing in breast cancer patients
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2016-10-13)
This article presents a discussion on both positive and negative influences on quality of prescribing in clinical practice. It explores how such influences have an impact on breast cancer patients on adjuvant hormonal ...
From Husserl to van Manen: A review of different phenomenological approaches
This paper traces the development of phenomenology as a philosophy originating from the writings of Husserl to its use in phenomenological research and theory development in nursing. The key issues of phenomenological ...
The factors which influence nurses when weaning patients from mechanical ventilation: Findings from a qualitative study
The aim of the study was to describe the factors that influence critical care nurses when deciding to wean patients from mechanical ventilation. The study adopted a qualitative methodology, using semi-structured interviews ...