Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Capturing patient experience

Capturing patient experience to improve healthcare services

Why you should read this article: • To understand how nurses can use patient experience data...

Supporting nurses to adopt healthy eating behaviours

Supporting nurses to adopt healthy eating behaviours

Why you should read this article: • To improve your awareness of the link between healthy...

Use of the ABCDE approach to assess a patient post-operatively: a case study

Use of the ABCDE approach to assess a patient post-operatively: a case study

Why you should read this article: • To understand the post-operative monitoring requirements...

Enhancing the recruitment and retention of overseas nurses from Kerala, India

Enhancing the recruitment and retention of overseas nurses from Kerala, India

Why you should read this article: • To understand the challenges involved in the recruitment...

Recognising and managing delirium in patients receiving palliative and end of life care

Recognising and managing delirium in patients receiving palliative and end of life care

Why you should read this article: » To improve your awareness of the causes of delirium in...

Heel pressure ulcers

Preventing the development of heel pressure ulcers

Why you should read this article: » To improve your knowledge of the causes and risk factors...

CPD articles

Diabetes mellitus

Assessing and managing the acute complications of diabetes mellitus

Why you should read this article: • To improve your knowledge of the causes, pathophysiology...

Health promotion

Exploring health promotion and health education in nursing

Why you should read this article: • To understand the differences between health promotion...

Assessing and managing malnutrition in adults in hospital

Assessing and managing malnutrition in adults in hospital

Why you should read this article: • To understand the effects of disease-related...

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Why you should read this article: • To understand the needs of people who are experiencing...

Developing resilience: the role of nurses, healthcare teams and organisations

Developing resilience: the role of nurses, healthcare teams and organisations

Why you should read this article: » To understand the individual’s and organisation’s role...

Preoperative care

An overview of the principles of preoperative care

Why you should read this article: • To enable you to adopt a holistic approach to the care...

How to

Blood transfusion

How to undertake a blood component transfusion

Why you should read this article: » To increase your awareness of the patient identification...

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

Why you should read this article: » To ensure your knowledge and skills in assisting in...

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...

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