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Factors that affect nurses’ triage decisions in the emergency department: a literature review

28 February 2022

Emergency Nurse


Accurate triaging of patients in emergency departments (EDs) is crucial, since triage determines how quickly patients are assessed and treated. Understanding the...

Supporting patients in shared decision making in clinical practice

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard


This article defines shared decision making in patient care and describes the background to this philosophy. The shared decision making approach is part of a wider...

Development of a tool to support managers in planning and evaluating staff training

25 June 2019

Nursing Standard

Education and training

Aim To explore decision-making and evaluation strategies used by healthcare managers in relation to staff training and education, and to develop a tool to support...

Time is Precious: person-centred end of life care in an emergency department. A quality improvement project

18 June 2019

Emergency Nurse

end of life care

Supporting and managing end of life in emergency departments (EDs) is often difficult and is becoming increasingly commonplace. Patients who present at the end of...

Exploring differential diagnosis decision support systems for trainee advanced practitioners in primary care

28 October 2020

Primary Health Care


Background In primary care, advanced practitioners from nursing and allied health professions are increasingly deployed to assess, diagnose and manage patients....

Using clinical decision support systems in breast cancer treatment: a critical review

17 February 2022

Cancer Nursing Practice


Decision-making in breast cancer treatment is a complex process. There is no certainty of the effects of a treatment regimen in a specific patient and the...