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The project nurse and pressure-relieving equipment

16 April 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the work of a project management nurse in improving accessibility and appropriate use of pressure-relieving equipment in an integrated (acute...

Oedema, lymphovenous oedema and lymphoedema

25 October 2006

Primary Health Care

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article provides an introduction to oedema formation in relation to normal fluid compartments, and explains how certain influences affect the movement of fluid...

Managing equipment

23 October 1996

Nursing Standard

Special focus: cardiology

To promote cost effectiveness, it is most important for nurses to ensure proper maintenance and safety of equipment. Equipment can so easily be of poor quality or...

Spatial requirements in hospital shower and toilet rooms

27 September 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To determine the spatial requirements for hoist use in an assisted shower-toilet facility. Method A simulation of two shower-toilet facilities (built since 2000)...

An evaluation of sharp safety hypodermic needle devices

04 May 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Sharps injury and exposure to blood-borne viruses is an occupational hazard for healthcare professionals. This article describes an evaluation of three sharp safety...

Temperature measurement: practice guidelines

01 November 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

An increase in body temperature is one of the most common symptoms of illness in children (McQueen 2001). Accurate temperature measurement is crucial, therefore,...

Temperature measurement: practice guidelines

01 November 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

An increase in body temperature is one of the most common symptoms of illness in children (McQueen 2001). Accurate temperature measurement is crucial, therefore,...

An evaluation of sharp safety intravenous cannula devices

03 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & science

This article describes an evaluation of seven sharp safety intravenous (IV) cannula devices in six Welsh NHS hospitals and the Welsh Ambulance Service. Products...

An evaluation of sharp safety intravenous cannula devices

14 December 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes an evaluation of seven sharp safety intravenous (IV) cannula devices in six Welsh NHS hospitals and the Welsh Ambulance Service. Products...

An evaluation of sharp safety blood evacuation devices

29 June 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes an evaluation of three sharp safety blood evacuation devices in seven Welsh NHS boards and the Welsh Blood Service. Products consisted of two...