All posts by Nadine Woogara
Should patients requiring vital signs monitoring every four hours be woken at 2am to have their observations recorded? What do you think?Expert comment
Should healthcare professionals always be ‘bare below the elbows’? Are long sleeves an infection risk?
It’s the most common sampling method in the UK, but does it have clinical value? Does moistening the swab increase bacteria survival in the wound? Is routine swabbing helpful?
The Kings Fund Point of Care programme is currently working with nurses to introduce hourly intentional rounding. An unnecessary ritual or a useful tool to help nurses plan care effectively?What do you think?
Why are wheelchairs used to move patients who are capable of walking? Are wheelchairs used too much?What do you think?