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maandag 14 augustus 2017

Multi-agency care for people with alcohol-related long-term conditions

Multi-agency care for people with alcohol-related long-term conditions
In Nottinghamshire, a dedicated team cares for people with alcohol-related chronic ill health. This initiative won the award for Managing Long-term Conditions in the 2016 Nursing Times Awards
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Comment: 'You don't know what you don't know, until you don't know it'
For Emma Vincent, there is always something new to learn in nursing, even 20 years of practice… and sometimes it will change the course of your career!
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Infection outbreaks in care homes: prevention and management
Outbreaks of infectious diseases in care homes can have grave consequences, so staff must be well trained in outbreak prevention, preparedness, detection and management
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Specimen collection 3: obtaining a faecal specimen from a patient with diarrhoea
This article, the third in a four-part series, describes the procedure for collecting a faecal specimen from a patient with diarrhoea
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Intermittent catheterisation as an alternative to indwelling catheters
To avoid the risks associated with indwelling urinary catheters, an acute trust has increased the use of intermittent catheterisation by standardising bladder management
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Fundamental care on hospital wards: identifying research priorities
Through a democratic exercise involving service users as well as professionals, a research team has determined an agenda with five priorities to improve basic care in hospital
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