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maandag 24 september 2018

A template to standardise support for children with nocturnal enuresis

A template to standardise support for children with nocturnal enuresis
After a redesign of Scottish school nursing services led to patchy provision of support for children and young people with nocturnal enuresis, the 'GIRFEC' approach offers a template for...
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Genes and chromosomes 4: common genetic conditions
Chromosomal abnormalities and defective genes cause a variety of genetic disorders with specific features. This article is the last in a four-part series on genes and chromosomes
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A 'VIP pathway' for vulnerable people receiving elective surgery
At James Paget University Hospitals, vulnerable patients undergoing elective surgery benefit from extra support from the 'VIP pathway' team. This initiative won the Learning Disabilities Nursing...
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Management of ascites in patients with liver disease
Ascites is a distressing symptom and is often indicative of decompensated liver cirrhosis. It requires careful management and empathetic care
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Use of urodynamics to diagnose continence problems in children
Urodynamic investigations provide an objective evaluation of lower urinary tract dysfunction in children. This article covers bladder diaries, uroflowmetry and cystometry
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Increasing confidence of first-year student nurses with peer mentoring
An initiative that established peer mentoring between third-year and first-year student nurses had a positive impact on confidence and communication in both groups
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