Category list : Bedrest
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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 the musculoskeletal and immune systems, skin and self-perception in patients confined to bed, and what nurses should look out for
Staff at a hospital in South Yorkshire have designed a special simulation suit to help training in moving and handling obese patients.
Looking at posture and exploring the range of techniques and equipment that nurses can use to help prevent pressure ulcers in vulnerable seated patients
Exploring the risk factors for pressure ulcer development in vulnerable seated patients and interventions involving self-repositioning to minimise risk
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 processes in the body when a person is bedridden, and what nurses should look for when monitoring such patients