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Measuring vital signs
Clinical trigger questions were successfully introduced by an NHS health board with the aim of improving the detection of patients whose health was deteriorating
Despite the use of early warning scoring systems, deteriorating patients are often not identified, suggesting these systems may not be sufficiently robust
Ten nurses have been suspended from a hospital as part of a police probe into alleged record-keeping anomalies.
Recording accurate body weight is a fundamental part of patient assessment and should be undertaken by trained staff using appropriate equipment
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The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
A guideline advises on diagnosing, assessing and managing harmful drinking and alcohol dependence in adults and young people
Nurses should know the contents of the cardiac arrest trolley, what each item does and how it should be used, and how often equipment should be checked
Mothers teach newborn babies what to be scared of by literally letting them smell their fear, US research suggests.
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