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Nursing management of patients who are nil by mouth

05 March 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines how to manage patients who are nil by mouth (NBM) and maintain optimal nutritional status. Pre-operative fasting and other reasons why patients...

Pre-operative fasting guidelines for children having day surgery

03 May 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


Communication between child, family and health professionals is an important component in promoting effective clinical practice for children undergoing day surgery...

Ready for ramadan

13 July 2010

Nursing Standard


As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan approaches, one cancer nurse is alerting Muslim patients to the risks of discontinuing treatment.

Exploring the use of alternative diets in people living with cancer

30 January 2023

Nursing Standard


There is significant use of alternative diets by people living with cancer, with data suggesting this has continued to increase since the 1980s. Commonly used...

Cultural understanding

03 October 2007

Nursing Standard


Moulana Ilyas Dalal is the Muslim chaplain at Dewsbury and District Hospital, where he combines pastoral care with teaching healthcare staff about Islamic practices...