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Sarah H Annesley

Senior Lecturer, Adult Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Monitoring respiratory rate in adults

Health professionals use several terms to describe irregular respiratory rates, including:.

The implications of health policy for nursing

The challenge of an ageing society is that the traditional way of moving through the NHS, by which patients see their GP, are referred for treatment in hospital, treated, discharged and return home,...

Current thinking on caring for patients with a wound: a practical approach

A wound is defined as any injury or damage to the integrity of the skin (Dealey, 2012). This damage can be a consequence of traumatic injury by mechanical, physical and/or chemical impact, either...

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