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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: May 2012

How can I minimise the opportunity for errors when administering to dysphagia patients?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 29 May 2012

Article: Medication errors in patients with dysphagiaAuthor: Jennifer Kelly is lead tissue viability nurse, Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust; David Wright is professor of pharmacy practice, and John Wood is lecturer, both at the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia.THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUTA study on administration errors involving patients with dysphagiaSituations ...

How can I communicate risk to travellers in a non-threatening manner?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 15 May 2012

 Article:  Simons H et al (2012) Travel risk assessment and risk management. Nursing Times; 108: 20, 14-16.Author:  Authors Hilary Simons is senior specialist nurse (travel health); Claire S Wong is specialist nurse (travel health); both at National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine; Alexandra Stillwell is specialist nurse (travel health), National Travel Health Network and ...