Clinical

Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Understanding the role of the scrub nurse during robotic surgery

Understanding the role of the scrub nurse during robotic surgery

Recognise the knowledge and skills required, and the challenges that may be encountered

Understanding the role of genomics in nursing practice

Understanding the role of genomics in nursing practice

Enhance your knowledge of genomics and its benefits in healthcare

Preoperative fasting: exploring guidelines and evidence to ensure consistent, high-quality care

Preoperative fasting: exploring guidelines and evidence to ensure high-quality care

Familiarise yourself with shorter preoperative fasting times and the importance of oral care

Safe use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors in the management of type 2 diabetes

Safe use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors in managing type 2 diabetes

Recognise the role of nurses in ensuring SGLT2 inhibitors are used appropriately

Supporting person-centred dementia care following the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting person-centred dementia care following the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand the importance of dementia awareness and education for nurses

Understanding patient assessment and treatment in deep vein thrombosis

Understanding patient assessment and treatment in deep vein thrombosis

Learn about history taking, physical examination and supporting patients

Health promotion for older people with dementia living in the community

Health promotion for older people with dementia living in the community

Making health promotion person-centred, strengths-based and culturally competent

Involving older people in decisions about deprescribing in end of life care

Involving older people in decisions about deprescribing in end of life care

Discover a framework for challenging conversations that can support discussions

Understanding obesity and addressing stigma: the role of healthcare professionals

Understanding obesity and addressing stigma: the role of healthcare professionals

Learn ways to advocate for respectful policies and practices

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Moral distress in advanced practice nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Familiarise yourself with the principles of moral distress, its effects and support available

Managing symptoms at the end of life: a guide for non-palliative care nurses

Managing symptoms at the end of life: a guide for non-palliative care nurses

Enhance your knowledge of interventions that can be used to manage common symptoms

Genetic haemochromatosis: diagnosis and treatment of an iron overload disorder

Genetic haemochromatosis: diagnosis and treatment of an iron overload disorder

Recognise the signs and symptoms, and enhance your ability to support patients

Essentials of wound care: assessing and managing impaired skin integrity

Using a holistic approach and shared decision-making with patients

Access to pain management from a legal and human rights perspective

Understand healthcare professionals’ legal, moral and professional obligations

Exploring support strategies for improving nursing student retention

What some HEIs offer and how this may increase the likelihood of students staying on a course

Pharmacological management of chronic heart failure

Update your knowledge of the common medicines used to treat chronic heart failure

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

How to support patients to make informed decisions about their care

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

The link between diet, weight loss programmes and remission - and how to advise your patients

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