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.

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...

Setting up a chemotherapy service at home

Over recent years it is recognised that the provision of chemotherapy...

Health promotion in cancer care

The importance of health promotion in cancer care is becoming...

A team approach to palliative chemotherapy

Small cell lung cancer accounts for 20 per cent of the primitive lung carcinomas...

Cancer patients use of the internet

The internet is simply a network of computers which, when linked via telephone...

Developments in breast cancer care

In many cases, conventional treatments for localised breast cancer do not prevent...

Fertility issues in patients with cancer

Patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment need a great deal of support and...

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