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What diseases can affect the different components of the cardiac system? How do they arise? Find out in this overview of cardiac pathophysiology
Cardiac system 1: anatomy and physiology Subscription
How does the heart work? What does it do? What is it composed of? How do you examine it? This article offers cardiac anatomy and physiology in a nutshell
Nurses who are new to clinical research may find it difficult to avoid making nursing interventions while undertaking research because they have not yet integrated the identity and skills of a researcher. A reflective account explores this role confusion
Nursing theories 4: adherence and concordanceSubscription
This article, the fourth in a six-part bite-size series looking at nursing theories and their implications for practice, explains adherence, compliance and concordance
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This article, the third in a six-part bite-size series on nursing theories and their implications for practice, explores the origins and value of nursing models
Breathing is central to life, as it allows the human body to obtain the energy it needs to sustain itself and its activities. But how does it work?
What can you expect from your dissertation supervisor? What should you do if issues arise in the relationship with your supervisor? This article provides guidance for students on how to have a fruitful supervisory relationship
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What is clinical supervision? What are its benefits for patients and staff? This article is the second in a six-part bite-size series looking at nursing theories and their implications for practice
Anatomy and physiology of ageing 11: the skinSubscription
The skin performs several key functions that are increasingly impaired in ageing. This article describes skin ageing, its mechanisms and effects, and the essentials of looking after older people’s skin
Collaboration is central to nursing practice and is more than communication. As such, it can be argued that it should be seen as a core nursing value and added to the ‘6Cs’