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.

Reflection on curative treatment versus palliation of symptoms in end of life care

A nursing student on their frustration at being unable to alter the direction of treatment

Health stewardship: a concept for best health outcomes

The concept of health stewardship and responsibility for self, marks a shift from adopting a...

Evaluating a co-facilitation approach to service user and carer involvement in...

Partnership working with service users and carers is an integral aspect of healthcare...

Legal, ethical and professional aspects of duty of care for nurses

Duty of care is a fundamental aspect of nursing, and many nurses consider this to be an...

Assessment, care and management of patients with red eye

Red eye is a common ocular presentation in primary care, and there are several challenges...

Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral...

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

Development and regulation of advanced nurse practitioners in the UK and internationally

The NHS in the UK is under increasing pressure as a result of financial and recruitment...

Ambulatory and short-burst oxygen for interstitial lung disease

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

Care of patients undergoing weaning from mechanical ventilation in critical care

How to care for patients who are undergoing weaning from mechanical ventilation

Errors in the nursing management of a deteriorating patient

Effective management of the deteriorating patient requires early recognition of the signs of...

Managing chronic oedema and wet legs in the community: a service evaluation

Patients with chronic oedema and ‘wet legs’ are frequently seen in the community setting,...

Antifibrinolytics (lysine analogues) for the prevention of bleeding in people with...

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

Students’ perspectives of using the hub and spoke model to support and develop learning...

The hub and spoke model is one approach to nursing students’ practice learning, which...

Person-centred care: experiences of older people with dementia

Aim To explore the views, perceptions and experiences of older people with dementia of...

Peer social support training in UK prisons

Aim To undertake a service evaluation to assess the effect of peer social support training...

Role of clinical practice educators in an integrated community and mental health NHS...

Clinical practice educators (CPEs) aim to provide support and education to clinical staff...

Prevention, recognition and management of delirium in patients who are critically ill

Delirium is common in patients who are critically ill, often resulting in extended hospital...

Role of the Admiral Nurse in supporting a person with dementia and their family carer

Distress is commonly experienced by those caring for someone with dementia, and can occur...

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