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Perfecting your practice

Looking in detail at a new practice article each week - as a student, what can you learn from it?

All posts by Eileen Shepherd

What are the main types of skin cancer and their treatment options?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 27 Aug 2012

Article: Alexander RL (2012) Main types of skin cancer and treatment options. Nursing Times; 108: 29, 18-20.Author: Rachel Louise Alexander is Macmillan skin cancer CNS, dermatology and plastics outpatient department, Heath Road, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.THIS ...

How can we recognise symptom accommodation in patients with COPD?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 20 Aug 2012

 Article: Davies N (2012) Symptom “accommodation” in patients with COPD. Nursing Times; 108: 34/35, 17-20.Author: Nikki Davies is British Lung Foundation community respiratory nurse specialist.

How can we ensure cross-cultural communication in cancer care?

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 13 Aug 2012

 Article: Thomason C (2012) Communication in cross-cultural cancer care. Nursing Times; 108: Online issue.Author: Carmel Thomason is senior publishing manager, evidence resources, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence