ECGs 1: how to carry out monitoringSubscription
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
How to manage harmful drinkingSubscription
A guideline advises on diagnosing, assessing and managing harmful drinking and alcohol dependence in adults and young people
Understanding your personality type can help you to deal with stress
Ensure safe and effective care when using enteral and parenteral nutrition
How to manage the diabetic footSubscription
Diabetes-related complications have a major financial impact on the NHS. A guideline offers advice on managing patients in acute settings.
How to teach inhaler techniqueSubscription
When individuals are first prescribed inhaled medication it is essential to teach them about the correct use of their inhaler to ensure optimal drug delivery
The balanced score card can be used to involve nurses in developing and acting on quality indicators; it also shows at a glance how well standards are being met
How to provide effective oral careSubscription
Oral hygiene is crucial for patients’ health, and a fundamental nursing responsibility
A positive nurse-patient relationship is vital in anorexia recovery but can be difficult to form for many reasons.
An expert nurse advises on safe, effective care and when to contact a specialist nurse