Clinical

Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Making healthcare decisions with children

Children’s cancers are seldom like adult cancers. They frequently have a different...

Evidence based service for patients with lung cancer

In recent years there has been a large increase in the number of nurse specialist...

Working with anxiety in cancer: psycho-oncological care

The Cancer Plan has highlighted the importance of psychological support in cancer...

Chemotherapy and the cell cycle

There are three main methods of treating cancer – surgery, radiotherapy and...

Exudate management in fungating malignant wounds

Fungating wounds are caused by infiltration of the skin by a local tumour and/or...

Continuing therapy in childhood leukaemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is the most common form of childhood cancer and...

Implications of PBSCT for nursing practice

This is an evaluative case study comparing the treatment of two patients with non-...

The importance of clinical trials in cancer care

If the treatment of cancer is to advance, it is essential that research and...

Development of a nurse-led service for patients receiving oral capecitabine

This article discusses the introduction by one cancer centre of oral chemotherapy...

The role of the gene therapy nurse in cancer care

The genetic revolution is taking the world by storm. Reports of the latest genetic...

Introduction of a pain assessment tool in a cancer centre: an action research approach

The aim of this research project was to develop and pilot a pain assessment tool in...

Managing advanced cancer: a case study

The purpose of this article is to show how a patient presenting with advanced...

Increasing children’s compliance with oral chemotherapy through partnership

Oral antimetabolites are the main drugs in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic...

Ultraviolet light and skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK. This article investigates...

The psychosocial care of a patient with cervical cancer

The aim of the article is to highlight the need for psychosocial care for cervical...

Intravenous chemotherapy for children at home

It is becoming common practice for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia to...

Prostate cancer screening: the pros and cons

The aim of any cancer screening programme is early detection of cancer, leading to...

Developments in education

This article describes the setting up and running of an education programme which...

Pages

Jobs