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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.

Development of approaches and legislation to optimise nurse staffing levels

Development of approaches and legislation to optimise nurse staffing levels

Why you should read this article: » To recognise the role that nurses and the environment in...

Understanding the human and system factors involved in medication errors

Understanding the human and system factors involved in medication errors

Why you should read this article: » To understand the human and system factors involved in...

Effective infection prevention and control: the nurse’s role

Effective infection prevention and control: the nurse’s role

Why you should read this article » To identify the challenges that may be experienced in...

Pain management

Advances in the pharmacological management of acute and chronic pain

Why you should read this article: » To recognise the various types of pain and understand...

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...

Fixed drug eruption

Identification and management of drug allergy

Why you should read this article: » To understand and recognise the main types of allergic...

Nurse prescribing

An overview of developments in nurse prescribing in the UK

Why you should read this article: » To update your knowledge of advances in relation to the...

Resuscitation

Family-witnessed resuscitation

Exploring its implementation

Developing a service improvement initiative for people with learning disabilities in...

People with learning disabilities are often marginalised in healthcare, including in hospice...

Benefits of quiet time interventions in the intensive care unit: a literature review

Sleep disturbance is a significant issue for patients in intensive care units (ICUs), which...

An overview of mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit

This article discusses the history, types and essential components of mechanical ventilation...

Antibiotics for acute bronchitis

The mission of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field (CNCF) is to improve health outcomes through...

Using a systematic approach to assess an acutely unwell patient with catatonia: a case...

Patients in acute settings may present with a variety of signs and symptoms; however, the...

Exploring emergency nurse practitioners’ perceptions of their role

Since the 1980s, the emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) role has evolved as increasing...

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