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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513403/spirituality-and-coping-with-loss-end-of-life-healthcare-practice-greenstreet-wendy-spirituality-and-coping-with-loss-end-of-life-healthcare-practice-160pp-%C3%A2-25-99-crc-press-9781785231483-1785231480-formula-see-text
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Sometimes a book that seems at first more concerned with theory than practice can turn out to be a fascinating and valuable text for all nurses.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513402/safeguarding-adults-in-nursing-practice-second-edition-northway-ruth-jenkins-robert-safeguarding-adults-in-nursing-practice-second-edition-240pp-%C3%A2-21-99-learning-matters-sage-9781473954847-1473954843-formula-see-text
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It is refreshing to find a book that explores nursing practice and adult safeguarding in the manner that this one does.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513401/brain-natriuretic-peptide-what-the-nurse-needs-to-know
#3
Christopher Nicholson
Rationale and key points Brain natriuretic peptide is a chemical secreted when the heart is under strain. It is sampled by a blood test. This article informs nurses about how brain natriuretic peptide can be used as a diagnostic and prognostic marker for patients with cardiac conditions. » A brain natriuretic peptide level within the normal range in a patient who is not receiving treatment, almost certainly rules out a significant cardiac condition. » An elevated brain natriuretic peptide level suggests an active cardiac condition and further investigations are indicated, usually an electrocardiogram and echocardiogram...
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513400/role-of-nurses-in-supporting-patients-to-self-manage-chronic-conditions
#4
Vivien Coates
The burden of chronic illness is increasing globally as a result of increased life expectancy, unhealthy lifestyles, and advances in medical interventions and treatments. Therefore, people living with chronic conditions, and their families, will have to assume greater responsibility in managing such conditions. However, to do so they require appropriate support from healthcare services. This article explores some of the tensions that hinder the self-management of chronic conditions. It emphasises the importance of individuals and their families having the desire, and being enabled, to assume an active and decisive role in the management of chronic conditions...
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513399/reducing-health-inequalities-for-people-with-serious-mental-illness
#5
Nutmeg Hallett, Helen Rees
People with serious mental illness (SMI) are at risk of dying many years earlier than the general population. Providing an effective, cost-efficient healthcare service requires a holistic approach, and improving the physical health of people with SMI should be integral to all healthcare roles. It is important for nurses to identify and understand the barriers that people with SMI may experience when accessing physical healthcare. A range of factors contribute to reduced life expectancy, including lifestyle factors, symptoms of mental illness and the side effects of medications...
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513398/-nurse-believed-in-me-and-helped-me-piece-my-life-back-together
#6
Diane Palmer
While serving in the Royal Anglian Regiment in Afghanistan in 2007, I was seriously injured by friendly fire. I was left with significant physical and psychological injuries from the blast.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513397/congress-backs-summer-of-protest-over-pay
#7
Matthew Mckew
Nurses across the UK could be set for a historic summer of protest after an RCN poll revealed strong support for strikes over pay restraint. The college warned that unless the next government scraps the 1% pay cap it will hold a ballot on industrial action later this year, threatening the first ever members' strikes in the RCN's 100-year history.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513396/acute-pulmonary-oedema
#8
Sue Wrigglesworth
What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice? The article provided information about the pathology, recognition, assessment and management of acute pulmonary oedema.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513395/children-less-physically-active-as-they-progress-through-school
#9
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Children spend less time doing physical activity as they progress through primary school, research has found.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513394/around-the-world
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1. 28th International Conference on Family Nursing and Healthcare 11-13 September, San Antonio, US tinyurl.com/family-nursing-texas.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513393/further-study-opens-up-career-opportunities
#11
Tonks Fawcett
In the 1970s, only about one in 20 nurses in the had a degree, and the necessity of such an academic requirement was often viewed with derision. Now, as an all-graduate profession, the importance of a master's degree for career progression takes on greater potency.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513392/noticeboard
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Courses, events, grants, and awards to progress your career.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513391/body-cameras-help-to-reduce-violence-on-wards
#13
Chris Longhurst
Nurses who wore body cameras at work have praised the technology after a three-month trial.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513390/story-in-numbers
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Out-of-area treatment.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513389/tb-not-just-a-disease-of-the-past
#15
Jennifer Trueland
According to TB nurse manager Margaret Ogedengbe, getting the message across that tuberculosis (TB) is still a real and present danger in the UK is tough, because many people simply don't believe it.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513388/cerebral-palsy
#16
Erin Dean
New guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) focus on children with cerebral palsy.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513387/-i-wanted-to-be-a-blue-peter-presenter
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Ruth Butler qualified as a registered general nurse and registered sick children's nurse in the 1980s, working at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. Last year, she was crowned winner of the child health award at the RCNi Nurse Awards, and has been in her current role as research associate at Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust since October 2016.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513386/-working-with-nurses-in-myanmar-opened-my-eyes
#18
Jacqui Thornton
When paediatric nurse Jennifer Sims decided in 2015 that she wanted to take on a new career challenge overseas, she got more than she bargained for.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513385/scrap-the-cap-or-jeopardise-patient-safety
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After the general election, for the sake of patient safety, the government must scrap the cap on nurses' pay and help to fill the 40,000 vacant jobs. These are not my words, but those of RCN general secretary Janet Davies, and summarise the college's key message to the political parties in the run-up to polling day on 8 June.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513384/pedometer-challenge
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Nurses put their best feet forward for a pedometer challenge during RCN congress.
May 17, 2017: Nursing Standard
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