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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 from: November 2011

What is the nurse’s role in the management of eczema?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 29 Nov 2011

Article: Managing eczemaThis article tells you about:What eczema is and what it looks likeHow to manage this common skin conditionHow it affects patients psychologicallyYou would be likely to reference this article if you were researching:dermatologyeczemapractice nursing

What assessment tools would be useful in managing faecal incontinence?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 22 Nov 2011

Article: Faecal incontinence in critical illnessThis article tells you about:How to assess patients with faecal incontinenceHow to manage the skin in this situationHow to help patients cope psychologicallyYou would be likely to reference this article if you were researching:faecal incontinence

How to care for patients with stomas

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthMon, 14 Nov 2011

Article: Essential care for patients with stomaThis article tells you about:The main types of stomaCommon reasons that patients need stomasHow to care for patients with stomasYou would be likely to reference this article if you were researching:Stoma careColostomy, urostomy ...

Should you talk to the hospital about introducing restorative napping?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 7 Nov 2011

Article: Benefits of napping on night shiftsThis article tells you about:How to reduce tiredness on nightsBenefits of napping at night when working shiftsRecent research into advantages of restorative nappingYou ...

What relevance does NICE guidance have to nurses?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 1 Nov 2011

Article: Managing COPDThis article tells you about:New guidance on managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)The role of NICE guidelinesThe key priorities in managing this conditionYou would be likely to reference this article if ...