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Bronchiectasis: pathophysiology, presentation and management

30 September 2008

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Bronchiectasis, although not as common as other respiratory disorders, can be life-limiting and remains a significant problem for many patients, as well as being a...

Developments in the management of patients with sepsis

11 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Sepsis is associated with a high incidence of mortality and morbidity, however with appropriate strategies for monitoring and early targeted intervention mortality...

Developments in the management of patients with sepsis

05 August 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

Sepsis is associated with a high incidence of mortality and morbidity, however with appropriate strategies for monitoring and early targeted intervention mortality...

Bronchiectasis: pathophysiology, presentation and management

25 September 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

Bronchiectasis, although not as common as other respiratory disorders, can be life-limiting and remains a significant problem for many patients, as well as being a...

Recognising infection in wounds

22 October 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article explores the clinical signs and symptoms that help healthcare staff recognise infection, which can be a painful, distressing and potentially...

Diagnosis and treatment of jogger’s heel

09 February 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Plantar fasciitis, the most common cause of heel pain, is a self-limiting condition exacerbated by weight bearing after episodes at rest that usually resolves within...

Clinical management of non-healing wounds

14 March 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic wounds are defined as those that have failed to heal after three months. There are various intrinsic and extrinsic factors that may result in the development...

Fever and feverish illness in children under five years

26 March 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses the causes and management of fever in children. In line with guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, it explores...

Measuring airway inflammation using the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide

18 September 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Although asthma is a common respiratory condition, there is no standardised definition of the type, severity or frequency of symptoms, nor of the findings on...

Using electroceutical treatment to reduce symptoms and improve healing in chronic wounds

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

Chronic inflammation in a wound is often associated with infection and biofilm, which are linked to raised matrix metalloproteinases (elevated protease activity...