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maandag 24 juli 2017

Living with and beyond cancer 1: how well are we helping patients?

Living with and beyond cancer 1: how well are we helping patients?
There are recommended interventions to help people cope with the long-term effects of cancer, but they are not implemented evenly across areas and settings. This is part 1 of a two-part series on...
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Specimen collection 2: obtaining a catheter specimen of urine
This article, the second in a four-part series, describes the procedure for collecting a catheter specimen of urine
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Good leadership in nursing: what is the most effective approach?
Good leadership in nursing is likely to draw on different theories according to the task at hand, the team's needs and the local circumstances. This article comes with a handout for a journal club...
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Does intentional rounding practice improve patient safety and experience?
An observational study in two acute care wards found that the practice of nurse rounding can be a long way away from its original aim of improving patient safety and experience
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Living with and beyond cancer 2: the role of allied health professionals, support workers and volunteers
People living with cancer have differing needs. To respond to those needs, allied health professionals are key and cancer care teams need an appropriate mix of skills and roles. This is part 2 of a...
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Administering immediate antibiotics reduces deaths from sepsis
Giving immediate antibiotics when patients present with suspected sepsis reduces their risk of dying by a third. This summary of an NIHR-funded study includes an online self-assessment to test your...
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