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.

Evaluating an osteoporosis service using a focus group

One in four women over the age of 60 and one in two women over the age of 70 has...

Defining the role of assessors, mentors and supervisors: part 1

This study, carried out over a period of four years, aimed to establish what...

Care of patients undergoing immunoglobulin therapy

The immune system is an intricate network of cells and proteins, which interact to...

Information Technology in the Accident & Emergency Department

This commentary considers the potential for the use of information technology (IT)...

Community-led services for mental health care: a study

This paper reports findings from a study into the effects of relocating untrained...

Promoting action research in healthcare settings

To coincide with the first annual Action Research conference taking place in London...

Back pain in nursing and associated factors: a study

This article reports on an assessment of back pain and associated factors...

The wonder drug

THE SIMPLE ASPIRIN has won through yet again as the best emergency treatment for...

Polish and British nurses’ responses to patient need

This research study explored the differences between the responses of a cohort of...

Alleviating pre-operative anxiety in patients: a study

This study aimed to provide an objective view of the relationship between the...

Prompt treatment for chemical eye injuries

A chemical injury to the eye is an ophthalmic emergency (Perry and Tullo 1995) and...

Developing nursing roles

Developing nursing roles is the fourth of six Continuing Education articles related...

The ward sister/charge nurse as ‘on site’ manager

The traditional role of ward sister/charge nurse has been redefined as ward manager...

Pain scoring as a formal pain assessment tool

The working party report by the Royal College of Surgeons and The College of...

Health visitor support for patients with breast cancer – 2

In the second of two articles, the author’s report on research indicates that...

Auditing a clinical supervision training programme

Nurses and service managers in a community trust were asked to evaluate a training...

Enteral feeding for the critically ill patient

In critical care, the most important role of the nurse is establishing feeding -...

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