Category list : Theatre/perioperative
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The winner of the first ever Nursing Times bake off was announced this week at our annual awards ceremony in London.
A ground-breaking “surgery school” designed to boost the fitness and wellbeing of patients before they go under the knife is helping reduce the time people spend in hospital, shows an evaluation.
Perioperative nurses increasingly care for people with dementia, but they are often not adequately prepared for this. This article outlines the challenges and potential solutions
At James Paget University Hospitals, vulnerable patients undergoing elective surgery benefit from extra support from the ‘VIP pathway’ team. This initiative won the Learning Disabilities Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
A nurse with a lifelong career in surgical care has been honoured by the UK’s oldest surgical royal college.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
Peri-operative nurses face events, such as patient deaths, that often cause emotional distress, but there are tools available to help them cope. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
At the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, patients waiting for heart surgery attend a pre-operative education session. This initiative won the Surgical Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Operating theatres may soon with two suturing devices that could provide a new alternative to hand stitching, according to those behind the new technology.