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Behind the Rituals

Why do you do the things you do? How much of nursing practice is based on ritual and myth and how much on sound evidence? If you have a ritual you’d like to discuss here, email nursingtimescomments@emap.com

All posts from: September 2011

Should you routinely record respiratory rate?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 26 Sep 2011

Should you routinely record respiratory rate? What do you think?EXPERT COMMENT

Does it matter which way up a rectal suppository is inserted?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdTue, 13 Sep 2011

Does it matter which way up a rectal suppository is inserted? What do you think?EXPERT COMMENT

Should hospital nebuliser masks be single-use items?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 5 Sep 2011

Should hospital nebuliser masks be single-use items? What do you think?EXPERT COMMENT