Charles Hendry

Primary Health Care

Understanding allergies and their treatment

Allergies are common and although their effects are often minor, they can be life threatening. The authors discuss the background to allergy and give guidance for prevention and management.

Nursing Standard

Reviewing the literature: a guide for students

For any student, the skill of reviewing the literature is central to success on his or her course of study. For nursing and midwifery students, the ability to critically review the literature is essential for developing and maintaining a high standard of evidence-based patient care (Abbott 1993, DoH 1993, UKCC 1992).