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.

Continuing education in the United States

The study tour reported in this series of articles took place between February 8...

Managing high- output fistulas

A problematic area of stoma therapy is care of the high-output fistula. When the...

Women: unique HFV transmission risks

Women are at risk of acquiring HIV infection through the same modes as men, which...

Sick building syndrome

Many people know about the dangers of outdoor air pollution. Car-exhaust emissions...

Investigating the sundown syndrome

Doreen Norton reviews the evidence for the existence of this mysterious condition...

Promoting nursing research in India

Despite enormous community-based problems, nursing in India is largely designed to...

Paediatric bone marrow transplants

For many patients, bone marrow transplantation offers the only realistic...

A load of PREPP

There are not many nurses who could say that they have the good fortune to attend...

Continuous ECG monitoring

ECG patient monitoring is now regarded as essential in providing a guide to the...

Conjunctival swabs: assessment of value

The practice of routine pre-operative conjunctival swabbing for patterns about to...

Quality of life: the patient’s perspective

The quality of life for long-term psychiatric patients in the community is an area...

Learning on the airwaves

This autumn sees the launch of a television series on nursing. The good news is...

Attitudes and beliefs in health promotion

There are two major problems involved in trying to identify nursing with a health...

The practice nurse

That FPCs and the GPs see the practice nurses as taking on a high proportion of the...

Advancing incontinence care

Incontinence is a huge and sometimes a hidden problem affecting at least two...

Charting courses

The proposals contained in Project 2000 (1) regarding the education and training...

First chance or last?

Since 1972, the Nelson Clinic at St James' Hospital, Portsmouth, has provided...

Where nursing education should be based

For some considerable time nursing education was the sole responsibility of schools...

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