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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 ...
Critical care nurses’ knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices towards alarms: A multicentre study
Objectives: To determine critical care nurses' knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices toward alarms in critical care settings.Research methodology/design: A cross-sectional survey using an adaptation of The Health ...
The long-term quality of life and information needs of prostate cancer survivors.
What are the quality of life (QoL) and information needs of long‐term prostate cancer survivors? Numbers of prostate cancer survivors are increasing and it is vital that their QoL issues and information needs are understood. ...
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
[no abstract available]
Early breast cancer: diagnosis, treatment and survivorship
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2012)
Breast cancer is the most common female cancer and globally remains a major public health concern. The diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer continues to develop. Diagnosis is now more precise, surgery is less mutilating ...
An audit of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children
(RCN Publishing, 2012-09-11)
Frieda Clinton and colleagues present a study at one children’s cancer centre into the use and effectiveness of anti-emetics for patients receiving chemotherapy An audit was conducted of the management of chemotherapy-induced ...
Nurses’ experience of loss on the death of older persons in long‐term residential care: findings from an interpretative phenomenological study
Background. Little is known of the experience of loss among nurses working with older persons in long‐stay settings. Objectives. The aim of this study was to explore and describe the experience of loss among nurses ...
Developing a structured education programme for clients with COPD
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2011-05-01)
This article describes the development of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), for the PRINCE (Pulmonary Rehabilitation In Nurse-led Community Environments) study. This process involved a ...
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 ...
Concept development in nursing and midwifery: an overview of methodological approaches
Background Over the past four decades, there has been a growing focus on the resolution of conceptual problems through the process of concept development. As the focus on this area has grown, so too has the number of ...