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.

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...

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

Hospice

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

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

Quiet ward

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...

Mechanical ventilation

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...

Use of combined inhalers for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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

Overview of the incidence, early identification and management of sepsis

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition that is triggered by an infection. Sepsis...

Plasma transfusions prior to insertion of central lines for people with abnormal...

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

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