Clinical update

Faltering growth: signs, symptoms and guidance on improving care

Guidance sets out standards on slower rate of weight gain for babies and preschool children

Preparing to Prescribe toolkit: becoming a non-medical prescriber

Updated online resource is a step-by-step guide for nurses considering a prescribing course

Human trafficking and modern slavery: how nurses can support victims

What to look for, how to help – and what not to do if you if you suspect a patient is at risk

Sepsis in children: how to spot the signs

Institute of Health Visiting resource helps parents recognise symptoms of sepsis in a child

Diagnosis of respiratory symptoms

New guidance offers pragmatic advice on the safest approach during the pandemic

Cervical cancer and screening: advice for nurses

Updated RCN guidance on cervical cancer covers vaccination recommendations and screening

How to deliver person-centred end of life care for older people living with frailty

New guidance aims to help nurses deliver high-quality, person-centred care

Diabetes and care homes: how nurses can manage risk related to COVID-19

Advice on effective management of hyperglycaemia, as well as end of life care and foot care

COVID-19 and severe asthma: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on managing severe asthma in adults and children during the pandemic

COVID-19 nutritional advice

Nutritional advice to help patients during and after COVID-19 has been published
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COVID-19: NICE guidance on community and end of life care

NICE has published guidance on treating the symptoms of COVID-19 in patients at home
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COVID-19: guidance on when to admit patients to critical care

NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making
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COVID-19: infection prevention and control advice for all healthcare settings

The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers

Improving air quality at home: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on risks for those with allergies or respiratory or cadiovascular conditions

Acute kidney injury: advice for nurses on detecting AKI and caring for patients

How to identify and treat the spectrum of injury formerly known as acute renal failure
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Novel coronavirus: how to spot suspected cases

New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures

Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment: guidance for nurses

International guideline includes skin protection, pain management and appropriate support...

Management of cellulitis – new guidance includes antimicrobial prescribing strategy

Timely treatment of cellulitis is essential to avoid the development of sepsis

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