Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : August 2001

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Managing extravasation injuries in preterm neonatesSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 40 VAL IRVING, RN, RM, BA, is sister/team leader, Neonatal Unit, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

  • Vacuum-assisted closureSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 51 HELENA BAXTER, MSc, RGN, is clinical nurse, specialist tissue viability, Tissue Viability Unit, Guy’s Hospital, London KATE BALLARD, BSc, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist, tissue viability, and clinical trials coordinator, Tissue Viability Unit, Guy’s Hospital, London

  • A duty to reflect on practiceSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 39

  • Non-healing leg ulcerationSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 49

  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage: managing complicationsSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 28Juliet Bostwick, MSc, RGN, is lecturer practitioner, Oxford Brookes University/Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS TrustMary Sneade, BA, RGN, RM, is assistant trial manager, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS TrustSubarachnoid haemorrhage - bleeding into the subarachnoid space around the brain - is usually the result of a burst cerebral aneurysm. It can require invasive treatment to manage some of the complications.

  • Making the most of modern matronSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 34

  • Paediatric discharge criteria lead to improved outcomesSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 30 Jessica Higson, BN, DipHE, RN, is senior staff nurse, Albert day unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital Rachael Bolland, MSc, BA, RSCN, is senior sister, Island day unit, The Hospital for Children, Great Ormond Street, London

  • End the turf war to lighten our loadSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 27Ami David, MSc RGN RM DN DNT RNTThe nursing news is still dominated by the thorny issue of recruiting from abroad, and trusts across the country are still sending senior staff to scour developing countries. But foreign recruitment is a short-term solution to a festering longer-term problem.

  • Reactions to topical medicaments and wound care productsSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 59 JUSTINE RATCLIFFE, RN, BA, is head of specialty, dermatology, Royal Bolton Hospital

  • A practical guide to managing courseworkSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 65

  • Traumatic wounds: local wound managementSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 35, PAGE NO: 55

  • Nursing a patient after subarachnoid haemorrhageSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 36 Juliet Bostwick, MSc, RGN, is lecturer practitioner, Oxford Brookes University/Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust Mary Sneade, BA, RGN, RM, is assistant trial manager, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust Subarachnoid haemorrhage - bleeding into the subarachnoid space around the brain - usually occurs after the rupture of a cerebral aneurysm and affects about 7,000 people a year in the UK (Hutchinson et al, 1998). 

  • A holistic approach to painSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 34 Valerie Howard, BSc, RN, RM, RNT, is a nurse tutor in palliative care, Northern Ireland Hospice

  • Planning for a smooth dischargeSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 32 Mave Salter, MSc, RN, DNCert, DipCouns, CertEd, is a clinical nurse specialist, community liaison, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London

  • Respiratory nurse consultant: the role.Subscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 44JANE SCULLION, MSc, BA, RGN, is respiratory nurse consultant, Glenfield Hospital, and part-time clinical fellow, Aberdeen University Department of General Practice and Primary CareThe specifics of the role of a nurse consultant have been defined as expert practice, professional leadership and consultancy, education and training, service development and research and evaluation.

  • Homeward boundSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 38Susan Woodcock, RGN, is nurse manager, Beechwood Place Nursing Home, Malton, North YorkshireBeechwood Place is a privately owned nursing home in the Yorkshire town of Malton. It caters for 25 residents with various degrees of dependency. This year we were invited by North Yorkshire social services to join its step-down scheme, an initiative that aims to ease the pressure on beds at the local Malton, Norton and District Hospital.

  • Pulmonary hypertension: the role of specialist unitsSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 54

  • Harsh lesson for our teachersSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 31Alex Mathieson, RGN RNMHLearning disability nurses have always had a raw deal. Treated with disdain by nursing colleagues and suspicion by social care professionals concerned about them encroaching on to 'their' patch, they need all the friends they can get.

  • A non-pharmacological approach to managing breathlessnessSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 57

  • Patients with severe asthmaSubscription

    Clinical23 August, 2001

    VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 49Linda Pearce, MSc, RN, RCM, NPracDip, is respiratory specialist nurse, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St EdmundsThere are 3.4 million people in the UK with asthma. A small proportion of these - an estimated 5% - are difficult to treat due to breakthrough symptoms despite best current therapy.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page