Category list : Adult nursing
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Migraines linked to fatal heart conditionsSubscription
Migraines accompanied by visual or sensory disturbances have been linked to higher death rates from heart disease and stroke.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the transport of critically ill patients should receive training in transfer medicine and gain experience in a supernumerary capacity, according to new guidance.
"I know what my body is telling me I need"Subscription
Alun Morgan, 62, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 49. He describes his contrasting experiences of nursing care during a short spell in hospital.
Much can be learnt from capturing experiences about both the negative and positive aspects of care homes
A study focused on the provision of “good” and dignified care, what health professionals perceive this to include and exactly what they need to do to provide it
Ambulatory emergency care (AEC), or same-day emergency care, is an evolving approach in which appropriate adult emergency patients can be diagnosed, treated and discharged from hospital on the same day.
20% adults unaware of unprotected sex HIV risk Subscription
New research has suggested that 20% of adults do not know that HIV can be spread between a man and woman having sex without a condom.
Older people require assessment of bowel and bladder function problems
Many nurses lack confidence and skills in evaluating or undertaking research. A support group in Cambridge helps nurses embrace research to ensure their practice is always evidence-based
A patient is a member of a familySubscription
We talk about a holistic approach to care but often fail to provide comfort and support to the people that matter the most to patients; their families