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.

Treatment of patients with haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an iron storage disorder that leads to an increase in iron...

Developing evidence-based care in mental health nursing

For evidence-based practice to become a reality, its effects must be demonstrated...

Care pathways development and implementation

Care pathways are increasingly being used in the UK as a tool for managing clinical...

Observing nurse-patient interaction

This article describes an observational study of nurses’ interactions with mentally...

Patients’ information needs in intensive care and surgical wards

Fulfilling patients’ information needs has long been acknowledged as an important...

Research in the clinical area: the ethical issues

Healthcare professionals have a duty to undertake research, say the authors of this...

Issues in infertility nursing: broadening the debate

Media interest in fertility treatments and the technologies used in the quest for a...

Medical admissions units: the role of the nurse practitioner

Concerns about risk management in A&E departments are compounded by...

Aggression and violence: examining the theories

Theories of aggressive and violent behaviour fall into a confusing range of...

Audit in practice: planning for discharge from hospital

In this discussion of audit, the authors describe a pilot study on discharge...

Pressure damage prevention: basing practice on evidence

In response to the Culyer initiative (NHSE 1997) to bring research and practice...

Radiotherapy nursing: understanding the nurse’s role

The role of the nurse in medical oncology is well defined and accepted,...

From research to practice: a review of the literature

In this article, the author considers whether nursing research is more likely to be...

Managing risk factors for hypertension in primary care

Nurse practitioners have the opportunity to improve the detection and enhance the...

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