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Issue : December 2002

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  • Sensitivity enables nurses to provide better postoperative careSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 38

  • NT skills: INTRAVENOUS THERAPYSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 33 All nurses are likely to be responsible for the administration and management of some form of intravenous (IV) therapy. A brief overview of the main types and routes for this administration follows.

  • Patient preferences for a single or shared room in a hospiceSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 39Steve Kirk, MBA, is chief executive and director of nursing, St Gemma's Hospice, LeedsThere are several terms used to describe the type of care most professionals aspire to provide, including patient-centred and person-focused care. There has also been a focus in recent years on individualised patient care (Price, 1999), patients' rights (Ryland, 1996) and putting the patient at the centre of the caring process (Binnie et al, 1999).

  • Liver cirrhosisSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 32AETIOLOGY AND RISK FACTORS

  • Implementing a chlamydia pilot screening programmeSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 34

  • The differential diagnosis of chest painSubscription

    Practice10 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 30 Julia Hubbard, MSc, BSc, PGDE, DipN, RGN, is adult branch leader, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of East Anglia, Norwich

  • Taking a holistic approachSubscription

    Practice3 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 52 Pauline Barnes, MSc (clinical nursing), RGN, MRM, nurse clinician for surgical services, St Helen’s Hospital, Merseyside

  • Anti-emeticsSubscription

    Practice3 December, 2002

    Authors

  • Using antibacterial drugsSubscription

    Practice3 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 50Michele Butler, MmedSci, BSc, RGN, RNT, CertED (FE), senior lecturer in clinical science, School of Biological and Molecular Science, Oxford Brookes UniversityMolly Courtenay, PHD, MSc, Cert Ed, RNT, RGN, lecturer, Southampton UniversityMichele Butler, MmedSci, BSc, RGN, RNT, CertED (FE), senior lecturer in clinical science, School of Biological and Molecular Science, Oxford Brookes University

  • The benefits of implementing an electronic patient record systemSubscription

    Practice3 December, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 34Elloise Maddock, DipNMA, RN (Child), is nursing practice facilitator, North Staffordshire Royal InfirmaryWhen people are asked to define what nursing is, what nurses do, and what skills are required to provide holistic multidisciplinary care, few people are likely to mention the need to be computer literate.

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