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‘He’s not himself today’: assessment of acute physical health needs

09 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice


This article offers a comprehensive assessment framework that can be used to build learning disability nurses’ confidence in assessing acute physical needs. The...

Using a systematic approach to assess an acutely unwell patient with catatonia: a case study

28 February 2018

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Patients in acute settings may present with a variety of signs and symptoms; however, the principles of assessment are applicable to all acutely...

Exploring the use of high-fidelity simulation training to enhance clinical skills

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

The use of interprofessional simulation training to enhance nursing students’ performance of technical and non-technical clinical skills is becoming increasingly common. Simulation training...