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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: Tuberous sclerosis

Our series about conditions that constitute a syndrome looks at tuberous sclerosis

Effects of mindfulness-based exercises on well-being of people with an ID

Practice of mindfulness exercises may be important component of increasing well-being

Syndromes: 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute a syndrome

Consanguinity and the links to learning disabilities: the issues and pressures

Consanguinity is defined as the result of a sexual reproduction of two related individuals,...

Drug-induced dysphagia and the high-risk effect on people with intellectual disabilities

Research indicates that aspirate pneumonia as a result of dysphagia can be one of the...

Developing strategic health facilitators to increase the uptake of annual learning...

People who have a learning disability have increased health risks compared to the general...

Syndromes: Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome)

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of...

Young people who have learning disabilities commonly have many complex and severe life-...

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities in...

People with a learning disability often experience health inequalities. Inquiries and...

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is an outcome measurement tool to record any work that...

Development of a multidisciplinary care pathway for people with profound and multiple...

The adult community learning disability team in Cornwall made a commitment to provide a...

Syndromes: Prader-Willi syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes A series about...

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

A lifelong learning Erasmus intensive programme promoting inclusion of persons with...

Celebrating a classic text: The Cloak of Competence revisited

This article celebrates one of the most important books in the history of intellectual...

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service...

Aim To investigate whether staff training in positive behavioural support (PBS) improves...

Experiences of using a health community team service for people with a learning...

Aim To investigate the views of people with a learning disability on their experiences of...

Low arousal approaches to manage behaviours of concern

Background Behaviours of concern restrict opportunities and choices for some people with...

Syndromes: Rett syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

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