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Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for dementia: what primary care nurses need to know

While there is yet to be a cure for dementia, we know more about its causes and some of the life course factors that may increase a person's risk of developing the condition later in life. The risks...

The changing context of advanced practice nursing within the UK community care setting

The NHS Long Term Plan (NHS England, 2019) highlights how advanced clinical practice is central to helping transform service delivery and better meet local health needs by providing enhanced capacity,...

Why nurses in primary care need to be research active: the case of venous leg ulceration

The optimal care pathway for VLU is set out in the updated 2019 NICE clinical knowledge summary (CKS) (NICE, 2019). The first action for wounds suspected of being venous in origin is appropriate...

Palliative care for community patients diagnosed with dementia: a systematic review

This qualitative systematic review explores the evidence surrounding the views of health professionals working in the community who provide palliative care to patients diagnosed with dementia..

Recognition and assessment of dementia in primary care

Dementia is an umbrella term that is used to describe a group of symptoms that are characterised by behavioural changes and loss of cognitive and social functioning. It is caused by progressive...

Alcohol use by people in their seventies is not an exception: a preliminary prospective study

In the decade spanning 2005 to 2015, the number of older adults consuming alcohol, or those with AUD, has increased tenfold in women and fourfold in men, and the alcohol-related burden of disease is...

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British Journal of Community Nursing provides clinical education dedicated to nursing in the home. Our goal is to help you develop your skills, improve your practice and manage cases more effectively.

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