Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice

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Running head: NURSING PRACTISENursing practiseName of the studentUniversity nameAuthor’s note
1NURSING PRACTISETable of ContentsNursing care practices............................................................................................................2Background................................................................................................................................2Aim of the research....................................................................................................................2Search strategy...........................................................................................................................3Annotated bibliography..........................................................................................................3Reflective account of learning from a practice visit..............................................................6References..............................................................................................................................8
2NURSING PRACTISENursing care practicesBackgroundThe current assignment discusses nursing care practices for type 2 diabetesmanagement in United Kingdom. Type 2 diabetes management is one of the most commonillnesses affecting almost one fourth of the population within the United Kingdom. Reportsand evidences have shown that around 90 % people in UK are affected with type 2 diabetes(Powerset al.2015). It has been suggested that global diabetes cause a death in every sixseconds and accounts which accounts to 8.4% of global mortality in the age group of 20-79.As reported byWilkinsonet al.(2014), 48% of deaths occur in the ones below the age groupof 60 years. Evidences have pointed out that people with type 2 diabetes have a 55.1%increased risk myocardial infarction (Mulderet al.2015). Evidences have shown thatimproving dietary habits, active lifestyle and reducing weight are some of the manners inwhich the risk of CVD in diabetes affected people could be controlled (Munshiet al.2016).The rise in blood glucose level has been linked with the development of diabetes neuropathy.Under this, the nerves which are responsible for the transmission of impulses from the brainand spinal cord to the blood vessels, muscles, skin, and other organs are affected severely.Therefore, severe diabetic neuropathy can lead to leg amputations which can affect the dailylife of people. The nursing practitioners have been seen to improve the health outcomes forpatients affected with type 2 diabetes by their capacity to effectively manage and monitor themedication doses without the need for authorization from the physician (Evertet al.2014).Aim of the researchTo find out the influence of the nursing care on the lifestyle and conditionmanagement of people affected with type 2 diabetes.
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