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dinsdag 10 april 2018

How new nursing roles affect accountability and delegation

How new nursing roles affect accountability and delegation
The creation of new nursing support roles has blurred the boundaries of registered nurses' roles and raises questions of accountability and delegation. This article comes with a handout for a journal...
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Caring for neurosurgical patients with external ventricular drains
This article reviews the essentials of nursing care for patients with external ventricular drains. It comes with a self-assessment, enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
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Comment: 'It is everyone's responsibility to be Opioids Aware'
How can health professionals ensure that opiate-based painkillers are taken safely and appropriately? Lucy Bates suggests that supporting the Opioids Aware campaign might be a good place to start
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Experiences of African-Caribbean women of their body after stroke
How do African-Caribbean women from the East End of London experience their bodies and adjust to life after a stroke? Find out in this article summarising the outcomes of a qualitative research study
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Effects of flexible staffing on patient outcomes and healthcare costs
Faced with nurse shortages, hospitals often use flexible staffing approaches. What does the evidence tell us about their risks and benefits?
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Using patency solutions to manage urinary catheter blockage
Indwelling urinary catheters can become blocked due to mechanical dysfunction or luminal blockage. This article reviews the evidence and expert opinion on how to manage blockage, particularly the use...
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