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.

Applying the principles of health promotion in nursing practice

Enhance your understanding of the frameworks and models that underpin health promotion

Promoting exercise in older people to support healthy ageing

Recognise the types of exercise that can be incorporated into training regimens

How nutrition helps to prevent non-communicable diseases and support planetary health

Learn the effects of diet on metabolism and which foods to promote to patients

Role of the nurse in supporting patients to self-manage their medicines effectively

Addressing issues such as polypharmacy and non-adherence to medicine regimens

Engaging with research: practical advice for nurses at every level

How to integrate research evidence into your clinical practice

Understanding the pharmacology of the side effects of medicines

How knowledge of pharmacology can prevent adverse drug reactions and maintain patient safety

Mobile phone interventions to promote adherence to HIV treatment

Identify the potential challenges of such interventions, and how to mitigate them

An overview of the oral medicines used in the management of type 2 diabetes

Understand their benefits and potential side effects, and how to select them

Understanding the legal considerations of consent in nursing practice

Refresh your knowledge of the elements required to ensure that a patient’s consent is valid

Assessing and managing post-operative haemorrhage and haemorrhagic shock

Learn about interventions that can halt the bleeding and restore intravascular volume

Managing agitation secondary to hyperactive delirium in deteriorating patients

Caring for people with delirium and why restraint should be a last resort

Enhancing patients’ experiences of living with epilepsy

Evidence-based interventions that can improve quality of life for patients

Diabetes mellitus: an overview of the types, symptoms, complications and management

Understand the nurse’s role in managing patients with diabetes

Role and support needs of nurses in delivering palliative and end of life care

Learn about training and clinical supervision to inform effective care

Role of the nurse in patient blood management and treating anaemia

Recognise the factors that can influence transfusion decisions and enhance patient safety

Understanding the importance of recognising, treating and preventing stroke

Refresh your knowledge of the risk factors for stroke, and its signs and symptoms

Role of the nurse in addressing vaccine hesitancy and misinformation on social media

Learn strategies such as debunking and providing accurate, evidence-based information

Using health promotion to support healthy ageing

How to provide targeted solutions that enable older people to live healthy lives

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