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Pathophysiology and nursing management of acute pancreatitis

28 June 2018

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Acute pancreatitis is a potentially life-threatening condition primarily associated with gallstones or prolonged and excessive alcohol intake. Although the initial...

Endocrine system: part 1

21 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the first of two articles on the endocrine system, examines the structure and function of the...

Endocrine system: part 2

28 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the last in the life sciences series, is the second of two articles on the endocrine system. It discusses human growth hormone, the pancreas and...

Respiratory system part 2: gaseous exchange

06 February 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which is the last in the life sciences series and the second of two articles on the respiratory system, describes gaseous exchange in the lungs,...

Function of the immune system

09 January 2013

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series, explores the function of the immune system. It is important that nurses understand how the immune system...

Respiratory system part 1: pulmonary ventilation

30 January 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the first of two articles on the respiratory system, describes the anatomy of the respiratory...

Nervous system: part 1

02 April 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the first of three articles on the nervous system, explores the major divisions of the nervous...

The digestive system: part 2

19 February 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the second of two articles on the digestive system, explores the structure and function of the...

Fluid and electrolyte balance

19 March 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Assessment and careful maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance in patients is an essential part of the nurse’s role. This article explores fluid and electrolyte...

Nervous system: part 2

09 April 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the second of three articles on the nervous system, explores the major divisions of the brain and...
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