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.

Implications and impact of genetic testing

This article explores the psychosocial, ethical and legal aspects of genetic testing, and...

Control of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy

Cytotoxic drugs are a mainstay of cancer treatment, but their unpleasant side effects,...

Identifying familial cancer risk

This article looks at how the biological aspects of cancer as a genetic disease can be...

Lymphoedema surveillance after groin node dissection

Groin node dissection for vulval cancer places women at significant risk of lower limb...

Moral choices in end of life care for children

This article aims to demonstrate the extent to which end of life care for children raises...

Saudi Arabian women’s experiences of breast cancer treatment

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the cultural framework of Saudi Arabian women’s...

Redesigning follow-up care for cancer patients

The role of specialist oncology nurses has developed significantly in recent years with new...

How genes affect the risk of developing cancer

Genetic testing is increasingly used to analyse whether a person carries an increased risk...

The causes of cancer

To understand how and why cancer occurs, we need to understand carcinogenesis, the process...

Comparison of ready-to-use and vial infusions of zoledronic acid

Aim To compare the ready-to-use and vial formulations of zoledronic acid in terms of the...

Developing a nurse-led, day-case, abdominal paracentesis service

Abdominal ascites can be a debilitating condition resulting in physical and psychological...

The biology of cancer

Cancer research is moving fast. Understanding of the biology of cancer, its detection and...

Qualitative review of satisfaction with a head and neck clinic

The aim of the survey reported here was to explore the views, perceptions and experiences of...

Assessing the value of a nurse-led telephone advice and triage service

National guidance recommends that cancer patients should have access to a telephone enquiry...

Competency framework for late effects care

Survival rates for children and young adults with cancer continue to improve, due to...

Evaluating patients’ views of a nurse-led results clinic

A neuro-oncology patient satisfaction survey revealed that the delivery of histology results...

Approaches to producing credible and useful literature reviews

Nurses at all stages of their careers can develop evidence-based practice through reviewing...

Oncology: establishing a community-based service

Since 2007, anti-cancer treatments, including intravenous chemotherapy, have been delivered...

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