Category list : Adult nursing
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‘This book would be of value to student nurses (undergraduate and postgraduate) and all new nurse researchers as a guide to lead them through developing a research proposal, or as an aid to stimulate engagement with research through the ability to critically appraise and use research in practice.’
Training for healthcare assistants and continuing professional development for nurses will be key focuses for a major new review of healthcare education standards in England, its chair has told Nursing Times.
Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needsSubscription
People with bariatric needs may experience problems with skin hygiene, but there is little evidence regarding skin hygiene practices to guide care
NMC made 'wrong decisions' on Mid Staffs nursesSubscription
The nursing regulator’s effectiveness has been called into question by a damning report that concluded it failed to properly investigate 17 former nurses at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.
Caroline found herself considering death and humanity after nursing a patient at the end of her life
How do patients respond to end-of-life status?Subscription
Although health professionals may tell patients when they are nearing the end of their lives, patients do not always absorb or want this information
Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adultsSubscription
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, making it a medical emergency. Nurses need to know how to identify and manage it and how to maintain electrolyte balance
NICE has published new draft good practice guidance on the provision of medicines in care homes.
Introduction to inherited metabolic diseasesSubscription
Many children with inherited metabolic diseases now survive to adulthood. These patients may present with complications in both primary and acute
NHS pressures to fuel agency staff spendSubscription
Spending on agency staff in NHS hospitals is predicted to climb as frontline pressures intensify, according to a report shared with Nursing Times.