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Open AccessMapping the landscape of knowledge synthesis

28 August 2014

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Knowledge translation is the means by which evidence-based practice is used in health care. Knowledge synthesis, a foundational element of knowledge translation, is...

Training care staff about the concept of learning disability

10 June 2009

Learning Disability Practice


This article reports on a study that examined the effect of a one-day training course for support staff on their knowledge about the concept of learning disability,...

Open AccessOC42 – What do parents know about fever?

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Parenting/parenthood. Introduction: Due to lack of information, the fever in the child brings anxiety and fear to their parents. Objectives: To identify...

the development and use of a personal health resource

01 March 2005

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Health is a broadly defined concept, incorporating physical, psychological and social components. It is about being able to live an optimum quality of life and adapt...

Evidence-based practice: compatibility with nursing

15 June 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article explores the compatibility of evidence-based practice with nursing. The generation of relevant research evidence in nursing and determining best...

A framework to guide effective patient education

27 February 2017

Primary Health Care


Nurses who understand the philosophical concept of knowledge are able to deliver patient education more effectively. A framework that combines nursing, education and...

What you need to know about running a shift

03 December 2014

Emergency Nurse


Many junior emergency department nurses are given no formal training in management before they are asked to take charge of shifts. Nurses learn by observing senior...

Living with secondary breast cancer

01 February 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice


Women living with secondary breast cancer (SBC) have a strong need for information about many aspects of their illness. The isolation experienced by many women can...

Open AccessPO18 – Safety road for children: knowledge and attitudes of parents in the use of child restraint systems

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Child protection and managing risk. Background: Correct use of a restraint system for children (CRS) from birth is an effective form of protection....

People with learning disabilities in mental health settings

28 April 2009

Mental Health Practice


Government policy proposes that health care for people with learning disabilities should be available in mainstream services, and disability discrimination...