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Woman Abuse: Screening, Identification and Initial Response

The overall purpose of this guideline is to facilitate routine universal screening for woman abuse by nurses in all practice settings.


Supporting Clients on Methadone Maintenance Treatment

This guideline will focus on recommendations for any youth, adult or older adult either already on MMT or those who are potential candidates for MMT. Particular attention will be paid to priority populations (for whom there are particular physiological implications of MMT). The clinical questions to be addressed by the guideline include: 1. What do nurses need to be aware of to do an appropriate assessment (in their practice setting) of clients who are opioid dependent or opioid abusing, and are either already on or are potential candidates for MMT? 2.


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.