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Gaining informed consent for blood transfusion

Gaining informed consent for blood transfusion Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

Patients needing blood transfusions should be told about risks and benefits of the procedure so they can give informed consent before it is undertaken

Is it ever acceptable to amputate a healthy limb?

Is it ever acceptable to amputate a healthy limb? Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

A patient is asking to have a healthy leg amputated as he feels it is not part of his body. Should such requests ever be granted? And, if so, in what circumstances?

Inpatients’ attitudes to a personalised drug service

Inpatients’ attitudes to a personalised drug service Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

There is a lack of information about patient satisfaction with bedside storage of drugs. Researchers evaluated inpatients’ experiences of a new medicines service

Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses

Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

A preceptorship group programme has helped newly qualified nurses recruited to work in a mental health trust to develop their skills and confidence

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The danger of contracting salmonellosis from exotic pets Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

Reptiles carry pathogens that can be harmful to humans. Children, older people, and those who are in poor health are particularly vulnerable so campaigns to raise public awareness of the issue are recommended

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Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing A Systems Approach

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach

22-Aug-2014

‘This is book is aimed at pre-registration nursing students and other healthcare students but would also be appropriate for training or qualified assistant practitioners.’

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It’s time to embrace informatics

It’s time to embrace informatics

Informatics provide opportunities to improve and manage care in new ways

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'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

28-Aug-2014

One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’. 

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Are you paying too much tax?

Are you paying too much tax?

1-Aug-2014

Personal Taxation Services debunks the myth that it’s easy to manage your own tax relief, and shows you just how much you could claim for - and how much you can save

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NMC reveals new checks for overseas nurses from outside EU

27-Aug-2014

Nurses and midwives who completed their training outside Europe are to face new assessments of their eligibility to work in the UK, it has been announced.

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'Agency staff are fit and proper – unlike some employers'

'Agency staff are fit and proper – unlike some employers' Subscription Required

29-Aug-2014

Are agency nurses fit and proper? Working as a clinical lead for a nursing agency I can respond with a resounding yes.

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Improving public health requires a whole-society approach

1-Sep-2014

Public health has long been the poor relation in the healthcare family.

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Francis to end 'climate of fear' as NHS whistleblowing review begins

8-Aug-2014

The role of investigating claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated.

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Dementia communication using empathic curiosity

Dementia communication using empathic curiosity

Empathic curiosity is an approach to communicating with people with dementia. It focuses on their experiences and feelings about the present and controlling these

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