Category list : Theatre/perioperative
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Helena plans to use her chief nurse junior followship to explore and tackle the issues surrounding providing care to patients with dementia in post-anaesthetic care.
Before I started my nursing degree back in 2014 I was at a crossroads in my life.
Healthcare professionals working in theatres can now benefit from a free online guide designed to minimise unwarranted variation.
Nursing staff at a hospital in Wales are to start showing animated videos to orthopaedics patients to help them decide whether to go ahead with knee or hip replacement surgery.
We talk to Janice Smyth, director of the Royal College of Nursing in Northern Ireland, who this year celebrated 40 years as a member of the nursing profession.
Allowing children to use iPads to distract them before surgery requiring general anaesthesia is as effective at lowering their anxiety as conventional sedatives, according to a French study.
Decline in ‘weekend effect’ for emergency surgery Subscription
The impact of the so-called “weekend effect” on mortality rates among patients undergoing emergency general surgery appears to have declined over the last decade, according to researchers.
Student nurses to ‘hone skills’ in A&E simulatorSubscription
Derby University has become the latest academic institution to install an “immersive suite” for nursing students to hone skills in real-life simulated environment.
Ultrasound scanning can be used to detect post-void residual urine, but health professionals need training in the benefits and risks, and how to perform it
Maternity units should reconsider using a particular type of thread for a procedure to prevent premature birth, say researchers after their study found it was associated with worse outcomes.