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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: May 2012

Why do we under-treat pain caused by advanced disease?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 28 May 2012

Why do we under-treat pain caused by advanced disease?

Why are medicine administration error rates higher in patients with dysphagia?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 21 May 2012

Why are medicine administration error rates higher in patients with dysphagia?

Is it derogatory to refer to overweight patients as obese?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 14 May 2012

Is it derogatory to refer to overweight patients as obese?

Is older people's nursing a specialism?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 7 May 2012

Is older people’s nursing a specialism? What do you think?