Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Pain management

Acute and chronic pain

Advances in pharmacological management

Front-line leadership

Role of front-line nurse leadership in improving care

Why you should read this article: » To recognise the influence of front-line leaders on...

Effects of singing groups on staff well-being: a feasibility study

Effects of singing groups on staff well-being: a feasibility study

Why you should read this article: » To understand the potential effects of singing groups on...

Providing nutritional support for patients in critical care

Providing nutritional support for patients in critical care

Why you should read this article: » To assist you to provide appropriate nutritional support...

Toilet

Nursing management of patients with faecal incontinence

Why you should read this article: » To enhance your understanding of the signs, symptoms,...

Leadership

Exploring the role of advanced nurse practitioners in leadership

Why you should read this article: » To understand some of the main challenges for advanced...

CPD articles

Current approaches to HIV prevention, treatment and care

Current approaches to HIV prevention, treatment and care

Why you should read this article: » To become familiar with the physiology and effects of...

Nutrition

Nutritional requirements in malnutrition and diabetes mellitus

Why you should read this article: » To familiarise yourself with the nutritional...

Radiotherapy

Procedural pain management in patients with cancer

Why you should read this article: » To understand the procedural pain that may be...

Diagnosis and management of patients with atrial fibrillation

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your understanding of the link between atrial...

Urinary incontinence

Assessment and management of urinary incontinence in women

Why you should read this article: » To update your knowledge of the types of urinary...

End of life care

Meeting the needs of carers of people at the end of life

Why you should read this article: » To recognise the complex and dynamic needs of carers,...

How to

ECG

How to record a 12-lead electrocardiogram

Why you should read this article: • To acknowledge the importance of recording a 12-lead...

Venepuncture

How to undertake venepuncture to obtain venous blood samples

Rationale and key points Venepuncture and obtaining accurate blood samples is an important...

Nutritional assessment

How to undertake a nutritional assessment in adults

Rationale and key points Nutritional assessment in adults should begin on first contact with...

Root cause analysis

How to undertake a root cause analysis investigation to improve patient safety

Rationale and key points Root cause analysis is a tool that can be used when determining how...

Insulin injection

How to administer an insulin injection

Rationale and key points Effective insulin injection technique is essential to ensure...

Auscultation

How to auscultate for heart sounds in adults

Rationale and key points This article aims to improve nurses’ knowledge and understanding of...

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