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.

Ambulatory and short-burst oxygen for interstitial lung disease

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

Care of patients undergoing weaning from mechanical ventilation in critical care

How to care for patients who are undergoing weaning from mechanical ventilation

Errors in the nursing management of a deteriorating patient

Effective management of the deteriorating patient requires early recognition of the signs of...

Managing chronic oedema and wet legs in the community: a service evaluation

Patients with chronic oedema and ‘wet legs’ are frequently seen in the community setting,...

Antifibrinolytics (lysine analogues) for the prevention of bleeding in people with...

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

Students’ perspectives of using the hub and spoke model to support and develop learning...

The hub and spoke model is one approach to nursing students’ practice learning, which...

Person-centred care: experiences of older people with dementia

Aim To explore the views, perceptions and experiences of older people with dementia of...

Peer social support training in UK prisons

Aim To undertake a service evaluation to assess the effect of peer social support training...

Role of clinical practice educators in an integrated community and mental health NHS...

Clinical practice educators (CPEs) aim to provide support and education to clinical staff...

Prevention, recognition and management of delirium in patients who are critically ill

Delirium is common in patients who are critically ill, often resulting in extended hospital...

Role of the Admiral Nurse in supporting a person with dementia and their family carer

Distress is commonly experienced by those caring for someone with dementia, and can occur...

Exploring the use of student-led simulated practice learning in pre-registration...

Simulated practice learning is used in pre-registration nursing programmes to replicate...

Experience of directed living donor kidney transplant recipients: a literature review

A directed living donor is a healthy individual who donates an organ to a specific person....

Improving communication with families in the intensive care unit

Families (‘family’ will be used in this article to refer to anyone the patient considers...

Using bibliometrics to support revalidation requirements

Bibliometrics is a method of statistically analysing written works, including books and...

X-rays: what the nurse needs to know

Rationale and key points X-ray imaging is a form of electromagnetic radiation that is able...

Recognising and responding to care erosion: part 2

This article is the second in a two-part series discussing a gradual decline in standards of...

Post-discharge care for patients following stoma formation: what the nurse needs to know

Rationale and key points This article discusses post-discharge care for patients following...

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