In recent years, globally, the profile of the nursing profession has increased and with it the demand for nurses to work at advanced levels of nursing practice, with such roles requiring a range of...
When providing education around spiritual care, educationalists might share evolving knowledge or ideas that cannot be objectively measured. This ‘cognitive pedagogy’ approach (Mackintosh-Franklin,...
In the past, simulation in nursing and healthcare curricula often focused on the teaching and development of clinical skills or procedural competencies with little attention paid to ‘soft skills’....
One way forward to ensuring good communication practices in health care is the proper implementation of the duty of candour..
With regard to the conducive environment,Yapp (2016) reflected that in order for toxic leaders to be successful they need an environment within which they can thrive. Yapp identified four elements...
Nurses’ knowledge and experiences of peripheral intravenous catheter insertion at a tertiary paediatric health centre
The aim of the study was to determine paediatric nurses’ knowledge and experiences of PIVC insertion at a tertiary paediatric health centre..
Vascular access teams: a global outlook on challenges, benefits, opportunities, and future perspectives
Numerous vascular access devices (VADs) are placed worldwide annually,1 with up to 90% of all hospitalized patients undergoing catheter placement,2,3 resulting in substantial health care...
Vascular access in all its forms is the most common, invasive procedure patients will experience in healthcare today. From obtaining blood samples to the delivery of intravenous therapy, vascular...
Chlorhexidine (di)gluconate locking device for central line infection prevention in intensive care unit patients: a multi-unit, pilot randomized controlled trial
A detailed protocol describing the study methods was published and is publicly accessible (Zamir et al, 2020)..
ICC has been developed to assist clinicians in the decision-making process in assessing the suitability of a product. The aim is to provide clinicians with clear illustrations and descriptions of the...
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