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.

The governing body nurse as a clinical commissioning group nurse leader

Aim The aim of this study was to understand governing body nurses’ perspective of their...

An analysis of delegation styles among newly qualified nurses

Aim The aim of this research was to explore how newly qualified nurses learn to organise,...

Managing tissue viability issues in patients with cancer approaching the end of life

This article provides an overview of tissue viability issues related to the care of patients...

Admiral Nursing: case management for families affected by dementia

The number of people with dementia is expected to increase globally. People with dementia...

Recognition and management of foreign body ingestion and aspiration

Foreign body ingestion and foreign body aspiration commonly affect children. The most...

First-episode genital herpes: interventions for men and women

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

Bowel management systems in critical care: a service evaluation

Aim Many patients who are critically ill develop faecal incontinence associated with...

Understanding spirituality and spiritual care in nursing

Spirituality is a complex concept that has different meanings for different people....

An evaluation of the Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarships

The Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) is a charity that awards scholarships in...

The 4C framework for making reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities

Background People with learning disabilities experience significant inequalities in...

Measuring peak expiratory flow rate: what the nurse needs to know

Rationale and key points This article provides information on monitoring a patient’s peak...

Using mentorship activities to assist nurses and midwives with their revalidation...

Before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) introduced revalidation in 2016, the proposed...

Using drawings as a reflective tool to enhance communication in dementia care

Communication skills training can be a valuable means of supporting professional and family...

Developing person-centred practice in hip fracture care for older people

Aim: To facilitate a multidisciplinary collaborative approach to developing person-centred...

Working in partnership with patients and carers

Health policy and healthcare professional guidelines promote patient and carer involvement,...

Assessing and documenting fluid balance

Concerns about inadequate patient hydration and suboptimal monitoring of fluid balance have...

Physical health of people in prison

Read our guide on a new resource from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence...

Nurse-led medicines monitoring: a study examining the effects of the West Wales Adverse...

Aim The physical health of people with mental health conditions is often suboptimal, and in...

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