Issue : 29 January 2014
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Should all nurses be mentors?Subscription
Becoming a mentor has long been regarded as an important step in a nurse’s career development and in many healthcare organisations is an essential criterion for promotion
Why do we test for urea and electrolytes?Subscription
Glomerular filtration rate and levels of electrolytes, urea and creatinine give a strong indication of kidney function and can guide treatment
The words that nurses and other health professionals use to describe where they work is an issue that urgently needs to be addressed
Why do student nurses want to be nurses?Subscription
Student nurses are often accused of being too academic and lacking caring values, but a study found new students have strong values and caring attitudes
Increasing student involvement in a trustSubscription
Developing a student task group helped generate enthusiasm and provided valuable feedback and insight into how student experience could be improved
“Alzheimer’s disease: 15-minute test could spot early sign of dementia,” reports The Daily Telegraph.
Sugar hit the headlines last week when the Daily Mail and The Independent led with the quote “Sugar is the new tobacco”.
“Families who serve dinner at the table have slimmer children,” is the entirely unsupported claim from the Mail Online today.
My second year hub placement is very different from my first year hub; it’s a fast-paced surgical ward and I was concerned at first that I would become lost on this placement, as I often doubt my abilities
Covering the spectrum of infant loss which include interviews with parents and professionals, videos, footage of a bereavement suite at a hospital