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maandag 13 november 2017

Nursing theories 1: person-centred care

Nursing theories 1: person-centred care
This article is a bite-size summary of the concept of person-centred care. It is the first article in a six-part series on nurse theories and their implications for practice
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Anatomy and physiology of ageing 10: the musculoskeletal system
Bones and skeletal muscles undergo a gradual age-related degeneration that accelerates frailty and makes older people more prone to sarcopenia, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and falls
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Are interventions to support delivery of compassionate care effective?
Compassion is key in nursing, but are interventions designed to foster it effective? A systematic review found that the evidence is too weak to allow us to draw firm conclusions
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The benefits of Magnet status for nurses, patients and organisations
The Magnet programme recognises healthcare organisations that create positive work environments for their nurses, through a stringent process requiring a culture change
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Comment: 'Nurses should understand practice in relation to theory'
To introduce our new series of articles on nursing theories, Hazel Chapman explains the importance of filling the gap between nursing theory and nursing practice
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Understanding the self-declaration of good health and good character
What are 'good health' and 'good character'? How do they relate to fitness to practise? Student nurses and midwifes need to understand these requirements and their implications
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