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Supporting and Strengthening Families Through Expected and Unexpected Life Events

Revised 2006
This guideline was developed to promote and facilitate continuing education, reflection and reaffirmation of the importance of caring for families.

This guideline will include the 2006 revised supplement.


Stroke Assessment Across the Continuum of Care

This best practice guideline focuses on assisting nurses working in diverse practice settings in the assessment and/or screening of stroke survivors.


Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients.

The purpose of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses across the continuum of care in self-management support.


Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

Revised 2005
This guideline further provides direction to nurses in defining early interventions for pressure ulcer prevention, and to manage Stage I pressure ulcers.


Reducing Foot Complications for People with Diabetes

The focus of this best practice guideline is to support nurses as they help people with diabetes reduce their risk of foot complications.

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Promoting Continence Using Prompted Voiding

Revised 2005
The purpose of this guideline is to provide information on implementing a treatment program of prompted voiding for older adults with urinary incontinence.


Promoting Asthma Control in Children

The guideline contains recommendations for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses on best nursing practices in the area of paediatric asthma.


Professionalism in Nursing

The overall goals and objective of the Professionalism in Nursing guideline are as follows: To identify professional practices that enhance outcomes for nurses, the recipients of nursing services, organizations and systems To identify the organizational culture, values and relationships and the structures and processes required for developing and sustaining effective professional practices Professional practice involves structures and processes needed to achieve outcomes.


Primary Prevention of Childhood Obesity

The purpose of this guideline is to provide direction for nurses who work with children and families across diverse practice settings and at population, family, and/or individual levels.


Prevention of Constipation in the Older Adult Population

Revised 2005
The purpose of this guideline is to reduce the frequency and severity of constipation among older adults through the use of adequate hydration and dietary fibre, regular consistent toileting and physical activity.