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Open AccessPO02 – Clinical profile of children admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit due to acute clinical deterioration

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Intensive care Background: There has been an increased number of critically ill patients admitted to paediatric departments. Only a few studies have described...

Supporting patients recovering after discharge from critical care

01 February 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Cancer patients who survive a stay in critical care have unique needs in the recovery period as a result of possible ongoing treatment and the effects of the...

Searching and critiquing the research literature

28 May 2014

Nursing Standard


This article explores how to search and critique the research literature. This involves explaining how to generate a robust literature review question, search...

Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: a critical ethnography

24 September 2014

Nurse Researcher


Aim To describe the application of critical ethnography to explain nurses’ decisions to remain in or leave bedside nursing, and to describe researcher positioning...

Critical ethnography: extending attention to bias and reinforcement of dominant power relations

15 April 2011

Nurse Researcher


Aim Many forms of critical theory shape nursing research. One approach that is gaining popularity is Carspecken’s critical ethnography. This methodology was designed...

Making sense of cancer nursing research design

01 February 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


There is a bewildering array of research designs and terminology awaiting the cancer nursing practitioner who either plans research of his or her own, or who...

Approaches to reflexivity in qualitative research

01 April 2006

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

The term ‘reflexivity’, as it applies to nursing, is poorly described and elusive. Yet it represents a new chapter in qualitative research, argues Maura Dowling,...

Building trust between the older adults and researchers in qualitative inquiry

01 April 2006

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

Research studies can flounder if a state of trust has not been established between those who conduct and participate in them. Drawing on an exemplar case, Marie...

Incident reporting: every nurse’s responsibility

01 February 2004

Paediatric Nursing


The contribution of incident reporting to patient safety has been recognised and promoted by the government in Organisation with a Memory (DoH 2000), Building a...

Air travel and upper limb lymphoedema: what advice should patients be given?

05 November 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice


In Western countries, lymphoedema develops most commonly as a result of cancer treatment. As the risk of developing lymphoedema in these circumstances is lifelong,...