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Nursing in Practice GLASGOW 2009 presentation slides

Here are the slide presentations from the Glasgow 2009 Nursing in Practice Event in PDF format for you to download and view at your leisure. (Adobe reader required - click here to download it for free)

Working with refugees and asylum seekers to improve wellbeing
Cath Maffia, Refugee Health Specialist

Disease awareness in type 2 diabetes
Christine Skivington, Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, East Dunbartonshire CHP

Blood pressure: measurement, medicine and management for 2009
Colin Cosgrove, Head of Information and Support, Blood Pressure Association

Hidden symptoms of the menopause
Dr Heather Currie, Associate Specialist Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Helping people who find it hard to stop smoking: optimising effective usage of NRT
Jennifer Percival, Tobacco Policy Adviser, RCN

Stroke update
Professor Lorraine Smith, Professor of Nursing, University of Glasgow

Trauma: how living with domestic abuse harms children
Dr Mairead Tagg, Psychologist, Glasgow East Women's Aid

Where's the harm in a wee swallie? Alcohol misuse and alcohol-related harm
Nick Fuller, Alcohol Liaison Practitioner, Tayside Substance Misuse Services, NHS Tayside

Rabies - do your patients understand the risks?
Norma Evans, Travel Health and Vaccines Specialist Nurse

Opening keynote speech: Meeting healthcare needs in the community
Paul Martin, Dean of Faculty of Education, Health and Social Science, University of the West of Scotland

Tackling the bigger issues
Ruth Aird, Senior Practice Nurse, Inchpark Surgery
Dr Paula Regan, Weight Management Adviser

Improving asthma control - the central role of the asthma review
Ruth McArthur, Practice Nurse and Education for Health Trainer

Help! The wound is not healing! What do I do now?
Ruth Ropper, Tissue Viability Nurse, St John's Hospital, NHS Lothian

Mental health loss, stigma and suicide
Scott Kane, Nurse Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry

Babycare - back to basics leaflet - evidence-based advice for parents and professionals
Sharon Trotter, Registered Midwife, Mother and Baby Consultant