This week's Nursing Times
A literature review revealed that health professionals’ communication with Deaf people is often inadequate, leading to lack of understanding and putting patients at risk
Influenza is highly contagious but myths about the flu vaccine may lead to nurses declining vaccination, putting them at risk of transmitting the virus to their patients
Glove use may prevent the spread of micro-organisms in healthcare settings, but student nurses’ use of gloves appears to follow ward culture rather than formal policies
The 6Cs have their origin in nursing and midwifery practice but are rapidly being embedded across all aspects of health and social care
In this fast-living digital age there have been astonishing developments in the field of biomechanics, prosthetics and transplant surgery, as well as stem cell research, which has already shown tremendous results.
In the news this week...
A spike in death rates during shifts should not be the determining factor in identifying hospital nurses that may have murdered patients, researchers have claimed.
An unregistered nurse is reported to have worked as a deputy manager at a Scottish care home, which was the focus of an investigation in 2012.
Parents are being urged to vaccinate their toddlers against flu to protect them from severe illness this winter.
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60 seconds with...Christopher Nicholson, lead clinician, cardiac and respiratory service, at the Minerva Centre, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
We talk to Christopher Nicholson, lead clinician, cardiac and respiratory service, at the Minerva Centre, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust, who qualified in 1997.
This book is a brilliant showcase of all the different types of scans and imaging healthcare professionals use when dealing with patients.