Category list : Adult nursing
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‘Nursing has opened my eyes. And I see the vulnerable being targeted’
The lack of a single registration for nurses trained in both physical and mental health is a workforce education model “built for asylums”, a chief nurse at a London mental health provider has said.
Empathy is a complex concept. Patient narratives can help nurses to understand and recognise situations when empathy is required
Primary immune deficiency in bronchiectasisSubscription
Adult patients living with primary immune deficiency and bronchiectasis require early diagnosis and prompt medical treatment to improve and maintain their health status
A new master’s level degree that will lead to dual registration as a mental health and adult nurse is being launched by a London university.
Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult Case BookSubscription
’This textbook is much needed in the current context of increased patient acuity and bed occupancy, shorter hospital stays, and the new work being done in the area of early recognition of the deteriorating patient.’
Patients’ narratives can help nurses reflect on the language they use to explain treatment and care to patients as their choice of words can be easily misinterpreted
Using volunteers to support end-of-life careSubscription
One trust established a volunteer support service to offer patients nearing the end of life, and their families, much-needed emotional support
Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th editionSubscription
’Although this is written for the adult nursing student, this book would be a valuable resource for the whole nursing team.’
The validity of consent may be affected by the power imbalance between health professionals and patients. Nurses need to reflect on these power inequalities