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Liz Porter
One in three people with HIV in the UK is over 50, representing part of the fastest growing group of people living with HIV.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
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Courses, events, grants, and awards to progress your career.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244364/what-approach-should-i-take-if-i-think-an-older-person-is-lonely
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Vicki Leah
The normal human emotion of loneliness is a sign of wanting contact with people and it is known that prolonged exposure to loneliness can have a devastating effect on a person's well-being.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
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1. 3rd Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare 17-19 April, Dubai, United Arab Emirates tinyurl.com/primaryhealthcare-dubai.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244362/life-and-death-decisions
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Layla Haidrani
What is your job? Dementia nurse at The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. I was appointed to help improve end of life care for people with dementia.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244361/project-aims-to-create-social-care-robots
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Middlesex University and the University of Bedfordshire are collaborating on a programme to develop a human-shaped robot to assist in social care for older people.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244360/care-homes-join-john-s-campaign
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A campaign for people with dementia to be supported by their families in hospital has been expanded to care homes.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244359/older-people-with-hiv-face-stigma
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The Terrence Higgins Trust has warned that the first generation of people to grow older with HIV are exposed to a basic lack of understanding about the virus and discrimination by staff.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244358/charity-calls-for-training-framework
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A Macmillan Cancer Support investigation has revealed that some healthcare professionals lack confidence, knowledge and skills in caring for older people with cancer.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244357/half-of-hospitals-in-england-fail-to-meet-mandatory-food-standards-report-reveals
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A new report reveals almost half of hospitals in England are failing to meet mandatory food standards two years after the government introduced them.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244356/how-care-homes-are-being-short-changed
#11
Nick Evans
In England, four in ten care home residents pay the full cost of their care. But new research from analysts LaingBuisson suggests they may also be paying for the care of those who get help from the state.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244355/screening-for-type-2-diabetes
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This systematic review concludes that, rather than screening for high risk of type 2 diabetes, it would be better to invest in prevention measures that would help the whole population.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244354/clinical-skills-for-nursing-practice-moore-tina-and-cunningham-sheila-eds-clinical-skills-for-nursing-practice-596pp-%C3%A2-39-99-routledge-9780273767947-0273767941-formula-see-text
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Drawing on the evidence base on the core clinical skills and competencies required by newly qualified nurses, this comprehensive text provides useful learning outcomes, activities to encourage reflection, and top tips to expand readers' knowledge and practice.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244353/brocklehurst-s-textbook-of-geriatric-medicine-and-gerontology-fillit-howard-m-rockwood-kenneth-and-young-john-brocklehurst-s-textbook-of-geriatric-medicine-and-gerontology-1168pp-%C3%A2-164-69-elsevier-9780702061851-0702061859-formula-see-text
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This, the eighth edition of a well-regarded textbook, has been revised to focus on frailty. Its contributors include several nurses and the book covers a wide range of topics, including biological, medical, psychological and social gerontology. It also covers all the main body systems, which means it should be useful to nurses across a range of specialties.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244352/rate-of-hospital-readmission-rises-for-patients-with-copd
#15
Alistair Kleebauer
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially older ones, are increasingly likely to be readmitted to hospital within three months of discharge, according to a national report.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244351/older-people-and-pedestrian-deaths
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Older people are vulnerable road users with a disproportionate number of pedestrian deaths in the over 65s.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244350/malnutrition-in-care-homes-should-not-be-overlooked
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In this issue of Nursing Older People we take a detailed look at three important areas of practice: nutritional health, end of life care, and the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs). Nutrition and, conversely, malnutrition are significant issues for older people.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244349/age-related-hearing-loss
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This study assessed how effective an app could be in screening older people for hearing loss.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244348/mental-well-being-and-independence-for-older-people
#19
Lynne Pearce
Essential facts The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a quality standard to help improve mental well-being and independence for older people.
February 28, 2017: Nursing Older People
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28244347/diagnosis-prevention-and-treatment-of-urinary-tract-infections-in-older-people
#20
Alison Bardsley
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in older people, with the prevalence increasing with age in both sexes. UTI is a frequent reason for emergency admission to hospital. There are many conditions that contribute to older people being more at risk of UTI and the main preventive strategy is to avoid the use of indwelling urethral catheters. Where an indwelling catheter is inserted its continued use should be regularly reviewed and the catheter removed, especially if the reason for insertion is incontinence and the person becomes additionally incontinent of faeces...
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