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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: September 2012

How can nurses raise cancer awareness in ethnic minority groups?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 18 Sep 2012

Article: Lloyd Knight P (2012) Raising cancer awareness in minority ethnic groups. Nursing Times; 108: 38, 17-19.Author: Paula Lloyd Knight is associate director for patient experience and BME Cancer Programme lead at the National Cancer Action Team.THIS ...

What is appropriate glove use in dermatitis prevention?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 10 Sep 2012

Article: Gallagher R, Sunley K (2012) Appropriate glove use in dermatitis prevention. Nursing Times; 108: 37, 12-14.Author: Rose Gallagher is infection control adviser; Kim Sunley is senior employment relations adviser, both at Royal College of Nursing, London.THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUTRCN guidelines on glove useHow to prevent contact dermatitis from glove useWhen ...

What are the current recommendations for care of VTE patients?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 4 Sep 2012

Article: VTE: its diagnosis and management. Nursing Times.Author: Hayley Flavell is anticoagulant and thrombosis consultant nurse, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUTNew venous thromboembolic ...