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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792842/a-tool-for-assessing-the-quality-of-nursing-handovers-a-validation-study
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Paolo Ferrara, Stefano Terzoni, Salvatore Davì, Alberto Bisesti, Anne Destrebecq
AIM: Handover, in particular between two shifts, is a crucial aspect of nursing for patient safety, aimed at ensuring continuity of care. During this process, several factors can affect quality of care and cause errors. This study aimed to assess quality of handovers, by validating the Handoff CEX-Italian scale. METHOD: The scale was translated from English into Italian and the content validity index was calculated and internal consistency assessed. The scale was used in several units of the San Paolo Teaching Hospital in Milan, Italy...
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792841/shaping-the-nurse-of-tomorrow
#2
Sam Foster
Sam Foster, Chief Nurse at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, explores the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed pre-registration nursing documentation and invites you to add your voice to the debate.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792840/a-review-of-transanal-irrigation-in-adults
#3
Mary Wilson
This article discusses transanal irrigation: what it is, the clinical conditions that might be helped by it and less invasive options that should be considered before starting irrigation. It looks at the delivery of this procedure, describes the different options available and compares and contrasts devices manufactured by five different companies. Contraindications are listed and side-effects discussed. Problems and possible solutions are considered. Transanal irrigation education for nurses and teaching patients is reviewed...
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792839/confidence-and-competence-is-what-makes-the-difference-on-the-frontline
#4
Clare Price-Dowd
In this third blog in the series, Clare Price-Dowd, Senior Programme Lead, NHS Leadership Academy, Leeds, discusses the importance of having both confident and competent nurses delivering care.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792838/the-petitions-committee-and-how-a-signature-can-lead-to-change
#5
Hannah Smith
Hannah Smith, Second Year Student, MA Nursing (Adult), University of Salford, discusses her experience of visiting the Houses of Parliament and how petitions are changing health care.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792837/bjn-awards-2017-continence-nurse-of-the-year-runner-up-2017
#6
Debra Ollerhead
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792836/when-gluten-free-is-harmful
#7
Grace Margaret Boyd, Charlie Bigwood, Siba Prosad Paul
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792835/short-sighted-decisions
#8
Ian Peate
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792834/can-swimming-alleviate-the-burden-of-ill-health-and-promote-wellbeing
#9
Alan Glasper
Emeritus Professor Alan Glasper, from the University of Southampton, discusses a new report published by Swim England, which promotes the benefits of swimming in relation to people's health.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792833/volume-reduction-of-the-limb-and-venous-leg-ulcer-healing
#10
Alexandra Bishop
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792832/the-role-of-the-courts-in-disagreements-over-the-care-of-seriously-ill-babies
#11
Richard Griffith
Richard Griffith, Senior Lecturer in Health Law at Swansea University, reviews how the courts assist in settling disputes over the care of seriously ill babies and describes the test used to inform decisions about their treatment.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792831/a-practical-guide-to-becoming-a-successful-research-site
#12
Louise Jones, Jeanette Milne
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August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792830/consultation-on-the-new-roles-of-supervisor-and-assessor
#13
Elizabeth Rosser
Elizabeth Rosser, Deputy Dean (Education and Professional Practice) and Professor of Nursing at Bournemouth University, outlines three new practice and education roles proposed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792829/mental-health-problems-among-nurses-in-paediatric-cardiac-intensive-care
#14
Renata Santos Tito, Patrícia Campos Pavan Baptista, Fabio José da Silva, Vanda Elisa Andres Felli
At present, there are growing rates of psychiatric symptoms among some occupational categories, with emphasis on health professionals who work in hospitals. This study aimed to identify the occurrence of mental health problems (anxiety and depression) among 92 nursing workers in a paediatric cardiac intensive care unit. This is an exploratory, cross-sectional study, with a quantitative approach. The research was conducted in a public university hospital specialising in cardiology, pneumology, and thoracic and cardiac surgery...
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792828/time-to-challenge-the-continued-use-of-the-term-pressure-ulcer
#15
Amit Gefen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792827/from-staff-nurse-to-nurse-consultant-spiritual-care-part-5-confucianism
#16
John Fowler
John Fowler, Educational Consultant, explores the role of clinically based nurses in providing spiritual care to patients who identify with the principles of Confucianism.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792826/caring-for-people-who-have-dementia-in-the-acute-care-setting
#17
Aysha Mendes
Aysha Mendes, Freelance Journalist specialising in Health, Psychology and Nursing, delves into the specific challenges associated with caring for people with dementia in acute hospitals.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792825/the-world-of-wound-care
#18
Jackie Stephen-Haynes
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792824/a-qualitative-study-exploring-the-value-of-a-catheter-passport
#19
Melanie De Jaeger, Fiona Fox, Geraldine Cooney, Jacqueline Robinson
Many patients leaving hospital with a catheter do not have sufficient information to self-care and can experience physical and psychological difficulties. AIM: This study aimed to explore how a patient-held catheter passport affects the experiences of patients leaving hospital with a urethral catheter, the hospital nurses who discharge them and the community nurses who provide ongoing care for them. METHOD: Qualitative methods used included interviews, focus groups and questionnaires, and thematic analysis...
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792823/sepsis-keeping-up-to-date
#20
Keith Cutting
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 10, 2017: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
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