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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]
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Early intervention and management of adrenal insufficiency in children
(RCN Publishing, 2012-09-11)
Sinéad Moloney and Maura Dowling outline how to treat this hormonal disorder and suggest ways to improve parental and carer education The endocrine disorder adrenal insufficiency includes inadequate production of the ...
Living with relapsed myeloma: Symptoms and self-care strategies
Aims and Objectives: To explore which symptoms relapsed myeloma patients experience and what self-care strategies are used.Methods: This was a qualitative study utilising focus group interviews (n=4) with relapsed myeloma ...
Child protection role of community nurses: the views of Public Health Nurses in Ireland
(Redactive Publishing Limited on behalf of Unite and CPHVA, 2011-11)
Public health nurses in Ireland are generalist practitioners with a wide range of roles that address the needs of clients in the community across their lifespan. Child protection is one of many of the roles of Irish ...
Myeloma: making sense of a complex blood cancer
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2010)
Myeloma is a challenging blood cancer characterized by bone destruction, hypercalcaemia, renal insufficiency and anaemia. Although myeloma remains incurable, recent advancements in treatments have resulted in significant ...