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.

Advanced nurse practitioners can lead comprehensive geriatric assessment in acute hospitals

ANPs can lead comprehensive geriatric assessment in acute hospitals

Exploring the role of the ANP in identifying frailty and leading CGA for older people

Older lady hydration

Strategies to prevent dehydration in older people with dementia: a literature review

There is a significant evidence base supporting a range of strategies to improve hydration

What is an older husband’s experience of caring for his wife who has dementia?

What is an older husband’s experience of caring for his wife who has dementia?

In this review, nursing implications are addressed and guidance proposed to offer support

Dietary intake of people with dementia on acute hospital wards

Dietary intake of people with dementia on acute hospital wards

This evaluation acknowledges the whole process of nutritional care for people with dementia

Meaningful engagement between secondary school students and older patients in an acute hospital

Engagement between secondary school students and older patients in an acute hospital

A project promoted meaningful interaction between schoolchildren and older patients

Assessment and provision of continuing healthcare: an integrative literature review

Assessment and provision of continuing healthcare: an integrative literature review

Review of providing continuing healthcare in terms of staff roles, training and competencies

How nurses can support informal carers of people living with dementia

How nurses can support informal carers of people living with dementia

Recognising the integral role of carers of patients with dementia is vital

Telehealth

Cognitive assessment using face-to-face and videoconferencing methods

Can small portable technology be effective in administering cognitive assessments?

Older people’s use of non-pharmacological interventions for chronic, non-cancer pain and comfort

Use of non-pharmacological interventions for chronic, non-cancer pain and comfort

This study may assist in planning effective pain treatment for older adults with chronic pain

Nutritional interventions for preventing malnutrition in people with dementia

Nutritional interventions for preventing malnutrition in people with dementia

People with dementia are at higher risk of malnutrition, which can have negative effects

How healthcare professionals can support older LGBTQ+ people living with dementia

How healthcare professionals can support older LGBTQ+ people living with dementia

Exploring some of the needs of older LGBTQ+ people with dementia

The role of the community matron: a structured approach to case management

The role of the community matron: a structured approach to case management

A critical analysis of the community matron service

Using the Relating to Older People Evaluation tool to measure ageism in higher education

The aim of this study was to explore the use of ROPE to examine ageist attitudes

A professional development programme for care home nurses in east London

How career progression programmes for care home nurses could be promoted

Development of a capability-based training programme for an advanced nurse practitioner

A capability-based training programme has the potential to support practitioners to develop

Cognitive decline: can diet be a preventive or treatment option?

Cognitive decline has been associated with and accepted as a consequence of ageing. Diets...

Attitudes and beliefs of healthcare workers about influenza vaccination

Background Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers (HCWs) to...

How healthcare professionals in acute settings construct identities for people with...

Background Healthcare professionals working in acute settings lack education and training in...

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