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.

Managers’ attitudes towards mechanical aids

This article reports a study of the attitudes of NHS management and financial...

How informal carers cope with terminal cancer

Although caring is not necessarily a negative experience (Dawson 1991, Grant and...

A health clinic for people with learning disabilities

The needs of people with a learning disability are not always met due to...

Nursing and public health: the future

The last two years have seen an increase indebate and discussion about the...

Adult immunisation

Aim and intended learning outcomesThe aim of this article is to review the role of...

How nurses perceive barriers to research implementation

This article follows up a previous article on community nurses’ perceived barriers...

Implications for nursing of the NHS R&D funding policy

In this article, the author reviews the recommendations for NHS research and...

Central venous catheters: a review of the literature

Following an audit on the author’s unit, staff were concerned about catheter...

School nurses’ skills in sexual health education

School nurses are often called on to teach sexual health without being given any...

Chronic respiratory illness - a challenge for nurses

Respiratory disease is responsible for much acute and chronic ill health with...

Lifting injury: a study of the occupational health perspective

This article reports the results of a national questionnaire survey of 66...

Sickle cell disease

Alms and intended learning outcomes

The aim of this article is...

Assessing patient dependency and staff skill mix

An assessment tool was developed to measure patient dependency and staff skill mix...

Nurse-led drug monitoring in the rheumatology clinic

Nurses are increasingly incorporating into their skills areas of care traditionally...

Student nurses’ perceptions of health promotion: a study

This article reports the findings of a comparative descriptive study of Project...

Treating and nursing patients with multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common cause of severe disability in young...

Dialysis (part 2): haemodialysis

Continuing Education articles are run in conjunction with the Royal College of...

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