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Nurse cannulation: introducing an advanced clinical skill

06 October 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Many patients admitted to emergency departments (EDs) require therapy delivered by cannula. Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Tipperary, used to run a system in which...

Identifying and managing patients with acute coronary conditions

04 November 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

In 2004, the then National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) published a technology-appraisal guideline on the treatment of patients with unstable angina (UA)...

Management of cellulitis after insect bites

04 November 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Emergency nurses must be able to manage patients with undifferentiated and previously undiagnosed conditions. Cellulitis, for example, is often seen in emergency...

Send in the clowns

01 June 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

Healthcare professionals are always seeking ways to improve their relationships with patients and, to this end, some senior hospital staff in the United States have...

Nurse cannulation: introducing an advanced clinical skill

25 October 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

Many patients admitted to emergency departments (EDs) require therapy delivered by cannula. Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Tipperary, used to run a system in which...

Explaining suicide: the role of drama

08 February 2012

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Rates of suicide, including those among younger people, have risen in Northern Ireland, yet many nursing students in the country struggle to understand suicide and...

Delivery of mental health training to nurses overseas

23 December 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

The author undertook a teaching trip to Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, East Africa, where she gave a course of lectures about mental health nursing to...

Recording patient stories as an aid to training and service improvement

28 December 2012

Nursing Management

Feature

This article looks at how recording patient experiences using digital technology has improved nursing training and problem solving as well as the patient experience.

An end in sight for avoidable blindness

10 May 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article reports on the experiences of nurse volunteers who help treat avoidable eye conditions among the world’s poorest people.

Research-active nurses: the myths, fears and potential

07 July 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

For nursing to progress, it needs to be continuously examined by practising staff through evidence-based research. Those involved in such research benefit from their...