Category list : Adult nursing
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The validity of consent may be affected by the power imbalance between health professionals and patients. Nurses need to reflect on these power inequalities
’This book is aimed at patients and caregivers but as a student nurse I found it particularly useful and believe it to be an excellent introduction to pain and its management for all healthcare professionals.’
Listening to patients’ stories is important, but the challenge for health professionals is to find ways of using these narratives to improve practice and the patient experience
Improving nurses' access to healthcare evidenceSubscription
Many nurses find it difficult to access evidence on which to base their practice. A health board addressed this by regularly emailing them a selection of appropriate articles
Before I became a student nurse I was passionate about care of older adults and always affected by stories of older people who were lonely.
‘I was overwhelmed by the dignity afforded to M in death’
I feel a bit naughty for saying that I wish to work in a different setting than a hospital.
‘Let’s ‘Powwow’ our way to a vital culture change’
Patients admitted as emergencies at the weekend are significantly older and more dependent than those admitted to hospital on other days of the week, suggests a study at a major acute trust.
'I had to witness the 6Cs in action for myself'Subscription
The recent media coverage surrounding the ‘failings’ of nursing was at the forefront of my mind before I commenced my first placement as a student nurse.