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Creating an interprofessional education package on patients’ spiritual needs

When providing education around spiritual care, educationalists might share evolving knowledge or ideas that cannot be objectively measured. This ‘cognitive pedagogy’ approach (Mackintosh-Franklin,...

Can a high-fidelity simulation tutorial improve written examination results? Review of a change in teaching practice

Simulation is an active learning approach that enables nurse educators to provide students with exposure to complex clinical situations within a safe environment to develop and practise their...

Missed nursing care: a snapshot case study in a medical ward in Australia

The aim of this case study was to examine the missed nursing care phenomenon and to shed light on the possible predictors that may impact on the occurrence of missed nursing care in the context of a...

Giving nurses a voice through ‘listening to staff’ conversations to inform nurse retention and reduce turnover

Although nurse retention is a pressing issue, there is a lack of empirical UK research evaluating the impact of staff engagement and retention initiatives on retaining nurses. Literature reviews have...

Perspectives on delivering health promotion for the intellectual disability population

Individuals with intellectual disabilities are a unique heterogeneous population who require specific health improvement strategies to meet their individual needs (Cooper et al, 2004). Although there...

Nurses' knowledge of and attitude to nursing information systems

This study was carried out in a tertiary care hospital in southern India. A total of 230 nurses participated in the study. A validated questionnaire was used for data collection. The questionnaire...

The current and future role of nurses within enhanced recovery after surgery pathways

The ERAS concept is based on close interdisciplinary collaboration between surgeons, anaesthesiologists, nurses and allied health professionals. Each profession has its specific tasks and an essential...

Perceived sleep quality: a comparison between hospital nurses and student nurses

Essentially, sleep is a neurobehavioural state and a fundamental part of human physiology that allows the brain and body to recover, improve physical and mental performance, and to prepare for another...

Hidden disability: a study of the psychosocial impact of living with pituitary conditions

The findings from this study identified that pituitary conditions can have a detrimental impact on the quality of life of patients. Key symptoms were those that affected emotional, behavioural,...

Acute pain assessments and records: a pilot study of digital transformation

Structured interfaces within an electronic health record, for example forms and templates, provide a method for rapid and consistent data capture by front-end users and fast mapping and manipulation...

Development of a simulation placement in a pre-registration nursing programme

‘An artificial representation of a real-world practice scenario that supports student development and assessment through experiential learning with the opportunity for repetition, feedback,...

The Ostomy Skin Tool 2.0: a new instrument for assessing peristomal skin changes

The PRO and image analysis data were combined in a DT score to enable an overall assessment of the peristomal skin for each participant. The score on a scale of 0-3 was defined by the external...

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