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maandag 27 februari 2017

Diagnosis, management and nursing care in acute coronary syndrome

Diagnosis, management and nursing care in acute coronary syndrome
Acute coronary syndrome is a potentially life-threatening condition associated with coronary heart disease. This article reviews its treatment and nursing care
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The role of vaccination in preventing antimicrobial resistance
Vaccines work by triggering an immune response that prevents infection from occurring. Nurses in all settings should promote their use as part of the strategy to reduce antimicrobial resistance
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Best practice in leg ulcer care: is there a role for healthcare assistants?
Leg ulcer care has been partly delegated to healthcare assistants: what questions does this raise? Could other associate nursing roles step in to help?
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Implications of recent advances in radiotherapy techniques and technology
Newly announced funding to upgrade linear accelerators in England, and more generally advances in radiotherapy techniques, will help provide cutting-edge radiotherapy services to all. What are the...
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Use of a poster to prompt healthcare staff to maintain their hydration
Healthcare staff tends to not drink enough – or not at all – during shifts. A student nurse has created a poster to be displayed in rest areas, explaining why it is important to keep hydrated and...
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Early identification and detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms
Nurses with advanced examination skills can help improve the detection rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can be life-threatening if they grow large enough to rupture
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