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Afternoon tea and carbolic

22 July 1998

Nursing Standard

Feature: back to the ward

THE FIRST thing I noticed when I entered the ward was the smell – or to be precise the absence of one. Don’t hospitals smell of carbolic soap and antiseptic any...

Burning issue

07 March 2001

Nursing Standard

Feature

The National Smoking Cessation Guidelines (1998) recommend that health professionals, as part of their clinical work, ask about and record their patients' smoking...

Express yourself

04 April 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

Robin Norwood, well known for her bestseller Women Who Love Too Much, offers a revolutionary perspective on adversity that addresses people's deepest and most...

Give it up

30 May 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

Faced with an emotional crisis, not everyone will go to a therapist or counsellor. Happiness is the Best Revenge (1997) is a self- help programme for those who need...

Smoking: the inside story

10 March 1999

Nursing Standard

Book Review

This book seeks to inform all smokers, or potential smokers, about the damage that every cigarette causes: 'Half of all smokers start the habit before the age of 15...

Cut it out to

08 March 2000

Nursing Standard

Analysis

THE LARGEST ever stop-smoking campaign in the world is about to take place. During May, over a million smokers in more than 100 countries will try to stop smoking in...

God knows

21 March 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

Conversations With God is an international bestseller. Offering answers to some of life's difficult questions, it is full of profound logic and complex paradoxes...

Life as in death

27 June 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspective

Although few patients will admit it in pub- lie, fear of dying is not that unusual. Nurses, through their work, understand more about the practical aspects of the...

Inspiring change

11 July 2001

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

Any nurse who has ever felt the strain of pushing against a rigid or 'unfriendly' hospital system will find Dr Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's autobiography heartwarming and...

Complex questions in the art of evidence-based practice

21 April 1999

Nursing Standard

Book Review

Evidence-Based Health Promotion is an excellent book, concerned with the art of the possible. It claims to increase the skills and confidence of professionals...