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Assessment and expression of pain

15 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the second in a series of articles on pain, describes the importance of pain assessment. It explores the individuality of patients’ pain expression and...

Clinical skills for nurses in medical assessment units

30 June 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & science

Aim To identify the skills possessed by nurses working in medical assessment units (MAUs) and those that are needed to enable them to undertake a detailed, holistic...

The role of the nurse in assessing mobility decline in older people with intellectual disabilities

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

People with intellectual disability, until recently, had notably earlier mortality rates than the general population, but many are now living into their fifties,...

How to assess vision

21 September 2016

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Rationale and key points An objective assessment of the patient’s vision is important to assess variation from ‘normal’ vision in acute and community settings, to...

Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention in children

01 March 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Tissue viability

This article explores the physical impact and incidence of pressure ulcers in children. Factors influencing pressure ulcer development, the reliability and validity...

Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention in children

06 March 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

This article explores the physical impact and incidence of pressure ulcers in children. Factors influencing pressure ulcer development, the reliability and validity...

Concept mapping–a strategy for assessment

10 November 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rapidly expanding knowledge has led to changing approaches to teaching, learning and assessing. The emphasis is on student-centred approaches that encourage lifelong...

Introduction to economic assessment – part 3

25 September 2014

Nursing Management

CPD

This is the third in a series of four continuing professional development articles on economic assessment. The series aims to equip readers with the knowledge and...

Introduction to economic assessment – part 4

27 November 2014

Nursing Management

CPD

This is the final in a series of four continuing professional development articles on economic assessment (EA), more specifically EA in the context of nurse-led...

Introduction to economic assessment – part 2

26 June 2014

Nursing Management

CPD

This is the second in a series of four continuing professional development articles that explain some of the principles of economic assessment (EA) and describe how...
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