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Cardiovascular disease is a significant and ever-growing problem in the United Kingdom, accounting for nearly one-third of all deaths and leading to significant morbidity. It is also of particular and pressing interest as developing countries experience a change in lifestyle which introduces novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease, leading to a boom… (More)
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder which accounts for a large proportion of people diagnosed with dementia. This article, the first in a two-part series, discusses the pathology, aetiology and possible treatment of the condition.
Aphasia is a term used to describe any deficit in the production or comprehension of speech. Damage to various parts of the brain can give rise to aphasia. The communication problems experienced by patients with aphasia present a unique challenge to the nurse. It is vital that all patients receive a proper assessment of their needs. A holistic approach is… (More)