Category list : Bedrest
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Nurses need to find a balance between form filling and delivering care, and ensure that any data gathered on pressure ulcers is used to improve care
Exploring the evidence from a systematic review on the use of bedrails and their effect on the incidence of falls and injury, plus ethical considerations
The highly emotive debate on bedrails has obscured the real issue of weighing up the risks and benefits for each individual patient, argues Frances Healey
Exploring what happens to processes in the body when a person is bedridden, and what nurses should look for when monitoring such patients
Effects of bedrest 2: gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous systemsSubscription
Exploring what happens to the gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous systems, and processes in the body when a person is confined to bed
Exploring what happens to the musculoskeletal and immune systems, skin and self-perception in patients confined to bed, and what nurses should look out for
All hospital nurses must receive mandatory training in the prevention of venous thromboembolism, senior nurse specialists have warned.
Pregnancy drugs link to child development probedSubscription
Further research is needed into an initial hypothesis that common drugs given to pregnant women suffering high blood pressure can affect a child’s development, experts have said.
Pressure ulcer risk assessment Subscription
Early detection and preventive action are vital to reduce avoidable pressure ulcers
Regular bedtime improves child developmentSubscription
Children with a regular bedtime perform better in a range of developmental measures, US research has found.