Ian Hamilton, Jude Watson (Oct 2014)
Drug and alcohol use is widespread, and practice nurses are often in contact with users. Ian Hamilton and Jude Watson explain how substance use can be...
Susan Thomas (Oct 2014)
Susan Thomas explains how practice nurses can use the Simon Broome register to diagnose a case of familial hypercholesterolaemia and its severity.
Anne Rodman (Oct 2014)
Anne Rodman explores the most recent evidence on the management of COPD, how to conduct a structured assessment, and how new inhaled therapies fit into...
Lynda Davie (Oct 2014)
Not all methods of contraception are equally safe for all patients. Lynda Davie explains how a woman's medical condition must be considered when advising...
Tricia Fairburn, Hayley Elliott (Oct 2014)
In the first of a two-part mini-series on pre- and post-operative care, Tricia Fairburn and Hayley Elliott discuss the practice nurse's role in optimizing...
Kellie Johnson (Oct 2014)
Kellie Johnson, Paul Vaughan and Anna Lynall explain how a pilot learning project for practice nurses in Stoke-on-Trent highlighted the importance of portfolio...