Category list : Adult nursing
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The University of Wolverhampton plans to double the number of placements for adult student nurses that it offers through links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
Healthcare-associated infections can have devastating consequences for patients and be costly for providers. A new Nursing Times Learning unit, funded by Medipal, focuses on key principles of infection prevention and control
A study has explored how patients who had self-harmed experienced their care on an acute medical unit at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Compassion is key in nursing, but are interventions designed to foster it effective? A systematic review found that the evidence is too weak to allow us to draw firm conclusions
Should nurses be expected to act as role models of a healthy lifestyle? A study found that opinions on the matter differ widely among participants talking from different viewpoints
Pain assessment in trauma and orthopaedic patients is complicated by the fact that many cannot communicate verbally. Observing behaviour is key and using observational tools can help. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
Through a democratic exercise involving service users as well as professionals, a research team has determined an agenda with five priorities to improve basic care in hospital
“What difference can a student nurse make though?”
Homoeostasis is central to life. Vital signs measure homoeostasis and are therefore key in restoring patients to health. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it