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Oral health education (advice and training) for people with seriousmental illness (Review)
(Wiley: Cochrane Library, 2016-01-07)
Background People with serious mental illness not only experience an erosion of functioning in day-to-day life over a protracted period of time, but evidence also suggests that they have a greater risk of experiencing ...
Evaluating a train-the-trainer educational intervention to raise standards of care, within the nursing home sector in the United Kingdom
Objective: As a response to service needs and project development by the East Midlands Health Innovation Education Cluster, now the Health Education East Midlands, an education programme intervention was developed to raise ...
Smoking cessation advice for people with serious mental
Background People with a serious mental illness are more likely to smoke more and to be more dependent smokers than the general population. This may be due to a wide range of factors that could include a common aetiology ...
General physical health advice for people with serious mental illness.
BACKGROUND: There is currently much focus on provision of general physical health advice to people with serious mental illness and there has been increasing pressure for services to take responsibility for providing ...
Valproate preparations for agitation in dementia (Review)
Background Agitation has been reported in up to 90% of people with dementia. Agitation in people with dementia worsens carer burden, increases the risk of injury, and adds to the need for institutionalisation. Valproate ...
The role of universities in attracting male students on to pre-registration nursing programmes: An electronic survey of UK higher education institutions
The UK nursing workforce is facing a crisis. More nurses are leaving than entering the profession, and there are tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies. Political factors are having a significant impact on numbers, in ...
Fundamentals of mental health nursing: an essential guide for nursing and healthcare students.
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018)
Monitoring oral health of people in Early Intervention for Psychosis teams: The extended Three Shires randomised trial
Background The British Society for Disability and Oral Health guidelines made recommendations for oral health care for people with mental health problems, including providing oral health advice, support, promotion and ...
Facilitating knowledge of mental health nurses to undertake physical health interventions: a pre-test/post-test evaluation
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014-03-07)
AIM: The aim of this project was to develop and deliver an evidence-based educational package with a physical and mental health focus to clinicians and other health care workers in mental health settings. BACKGROUND: For ...
An exploration of clinician attitudes towards older adults experiencing mental and physical health problems in the UK
(Common Ground Publishing, 2016)
It has been suggested that agism, stigma and other forms of discrimination lead to older adults with serious mental illness (SMI) being invisible in policy, practice and research. This paper explores and critically examines ...