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.

Syndromes: Cornelia de Lange syndrome

First in a series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Martial arts, disruptive innovation and the future of physical interventions in...

Physical intervention techniques must continue to be refined and developed to ensure they...

Supporting safe eating and drinking for people with severe and profound intellectual...

This article outlines the difficulties that people with severe and profound intellectual and...

Student experiences of an Erasmus+ project on children and young people with complex...

This article explores the lived experiences of five nursing students who participated in the...

An evaluation of the Health Equalities Framework for people with a learning disability

There is increasing evidence that the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) benefits people with...

Outcomes from a quality improvement initiative in an eating and drinking difficulties...

This article explores the benefits of a multidisciplinary team in a learning disability...

Risperidone in autism therapy and its efficacy

This article explores the use of the atypical antipsychotic drug, risperidone. It will...

Managing sleep problems in children with learning disabilities: the nursing role

Sleep problems in children with learning disabilities are common and affect their health and...

Improving healthcare access for people with intellectual disabilities in four European...

The population of people with intellectual disabilities – this is the international term...

Talking about sex: a relationship awareness group for adults with a learning disability

Sex and relationships are areas of taboo and disempowerment for marginalised groups such as...

Bone health and people with a learning disability who are prescribed epilepsy medication

People with epilepsy have a higher risk of bone fractures than those without the condition,...

An evaluation of vision champion training for community learning disability healthcare...

Visual impairments are common in people with learning disabilities, but identification,...

Evaluation of a learning disability liaison nurse service

Learning disability liaison nurses can ensure that people with learning disabilities receive...

Learning disabilities and mental health: families’ experiences of hospitalisation

Experiential research on the phenomenon of hospitalisation is a well-established field of...

Providing positive behaviour support to improve a client’s quality of life

This case study describes how residential accommodation and day service staff worked...

A healthy diet to reduce the risk of dementia in people with a learning disability

There is an increased prevalence of dementia in people with a learning disability, but...

Using the Picture Exchange Communication System with families of children with autism

Children with autism experience difficulties with communication and interaction, and these...

Understanding of the Care Act 2014 among carers of adults with learning disabilities

Aims The Care Act 2014 gives carers the right to an assessment of their needs and provides a...

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