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Skin reactions from radiotherapy

06 November 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Radiotherapy is a widely used cancer treatment that can be used for curative and palliative intent. While it is effective, it can also result in side effects,...

Fears, worries and experiences of first-year pre-registration nursing students: a qualitative study

01 April 2006

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

What do nursing students worry about as they set off on their journey towards qualification? This small-scale study conducted by Ray Higginson set out to explore...

Witnessed resuscitation: staff issues and benefits to parents

09 July 2009

Paediatric Nursing


Should relatives be made welcome in a resuscitation room to witness emergency medical treatment of a family member? This is a major issue in emergency departments...

Stay in touch

19 September 2006

Nursing Standard


Touch is used in many cultures as a means of relating directly with another person. In this seventh article in our Heart of Nursing series, we look at how touch,...

Soul survivor

27 September 2005

Nursing Standard

General article

Burnout is a comman phenomenon in nursing because of nursing's giving nature. But Dina Glouberman belives it can be a positive life event.

Breaking the chain

11 June 2008

Nursing Standard

Career development

The method of smoking cessation devised by the late Allen Carr has many devotees – and some detractors.

Breaking the fall

02 February 2010

Nursing Standard


Specialist nurse Wendy Hartland was frustrated by the lack of information for people with multiple sclerosis who are at risk of falls. She set about compiling an...