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Setting research priorities in emergency careSubscription
A priority-setting partnership, involving doctors, nurses and patients, will help establish priorities for emergency medicine research
Identifying and defining research questionsSubscription
Successful clinical research depends on a properly constructed research question on a topic that is relevant for study. Discover the best process of developing one
Accessing specialist nurse roles on placementSubscription
Students need to understand specialist nurse roles, so a university and placement provider developed a placement framework give them access to these nurses
Using a toy doll to teach staff about pressure ulcer prevention helped tissue viability nurses in one trust to raise awareness of pressure ulcers
“The last line of antibiotic defence against some serious infections is under threat,” The Guardian reports, after researchers found that E.coli bacteria from food products in China has developed resistance to colistin – a polymixin antibiotic.
Emergency nursing is a fast, exciting, sometimes infuriating but most of all vibrant specialty.
Like many student nurses, Katie Davis had not considered undertaking a career in research. But now she has there’s no looking back
Patient safety has become such a core element of healthcare that you might be forgiven for thinking it had always been a priority for healthcare providers and health professional
Learning disabilities: improved bowel screeningSubscription
Uptake of bowel screening among people with a learning disability is so low that one trust undertook a project to ascertain, and address, the reasons for it
A few weeks ago I was talking to a ward sister about some amazing work she had done to reduce incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers on her ward.