Adult branch student nurse editor
This is my final blog as Student Nursing Times adult branch editor, and before I hand over to the new editor for 2015/16 there is one final message that I would like to give to those of you currently studying nursing and those of you who are just about to start.
Measuring vital signs
Pulse assessment is a vital component of good nursing care. Nurses must feel confident in their ability to accurately measure the pulse to assess patients’ health statuses
A review of vital signs monitoring through the night in hospitals found compliance with schedules was generally poor, with potentially serious consequences for patients
A lack of clarity about advanced nursing practice led a Welsh trust to develop a portfolio for advanced nurse practitioners to document the nature of their roles.
Implementing speech-to-text systems for nursing documentation requires a cultural change in the way nurses view record keeping.
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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
Two clinical commissioning groups aimed to improve the patient experience and reduce hospital admissions by devising a “hospital at home” community care service
Nurses at the Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital will be using an electronic monitoring system intended to makes care safer and more efficient.
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