5 edition of Cancer and People with Learning Disabilities found in the catalog.
|Statement||British Institute of Learning Disabilities|
|Publishers||British Institute of Learning Disabilities|
|LC Classifications||December 15, 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 108 p. :|
|Number of Pages||66|
nodata File Size: 9MB.
Read codes are a well established hierarchical coding system, which provide standardised options for entering different diagnoses and other clinical information, and the codes are aligned to international medical coding systems such as the WHO ICD coding system.
Strengths and Limitations Our study included a large representative sample of people with learning disability in the UK and we employed robust methodology to define the cohorts with and without learning disability who are eligible for screening for four different types of cancer, in accordance with UK health policy. A potential alternative explanation for these findings is there are lower rates of smoking and alcohol use among adults with a learning disability, but it is hard to say without further evidence.
Cervical and breast screening were relatively less common in people with learning disability in all four countries of the UK and. Funding: The study was commissioned by the National Health Service NHS Cancer Screening Programme on behalf of the Department of Health for England.
Patients' ability to give informed consent to invasive procedures should be considered when interpreting these data. To improve the care of PWIDs, we need more resources to support them and their caregivers, and to increase awareness of the risk factors and signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer.
Introduction People with learning disabilities have high rates of physical morbidity and co-occurring physical disorders. Several high-profile cases have raised the public visibility of testicular cancer in the recent years, the cyclist Lance Armstrong being the best known.
Disparities in screening rates for both cancers were least pronounced in the more Cancer and People with Learning Disabilities deprived areas cervical cancer.
Wrote the paper: DO LH AH IP KW IN. For all participants we only included people after their general practice had met predefined data quality criteria within THIN and who had a minimum Cancer and People with Learning Disabilities six months follow-up data, between 1999 and December 2009.
The Read code system became accepted as a standard in UK primary care in 1988. Interestingly, in the NHS report, rates of screening for other conditions such as obesity, hypertension and diabetes were similar in people with and without learning disability. They also have a similar book called 'When Dad died'. Their booklets, CDs and other materials have easy to read information on a range of subjects including checking for cancers, living with cancer and maintaining good health.
The provides people with learning disabilities and their families with easy to read information on a wide variety of topics on health and well-being. Although practitioners might be concerned regarding the possible psychological harm of cancer screening for vulnerable groups such as those with learning disability, this is not in line with national guidance for screening for this group of people. People with learning disability the exposed cohorts.
2011 Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care. The findings regarding social deprivation findings were contrary to our hypotheses. However, figures 2 and 3 show that screening for patients with a learning disability has improved over the 5 years from 2014-15 to 2018-19 compared to patients without a learning disability where the screening rate has decreased over the same period.
Macmillan easy read booklets Macmillan provide short in an easy read format. PLoS ONE 7 8 : e43841.
Actions to address these barriers have been identified in the literature and learning disability nurses are a key agent of change in enabling people with learning disabilities to participate in the national screening programmes.
However we accounted for this in our analysis, and people with learning disability were still less likely to be screened.
Diagnosis and Treatment for carers of people with learning disabilities• It offers screening every two years to all men and women aged 60 to 69.
Competing interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
The NHS cancer screening programmes Accessed 2012 Aug 2.