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Evaluation of the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem) Award for recognising excellence in nursing

Data were analysed using framework analysis, which is a structured method of analysis conducted over five stages: familiarisation, indexing, charting, mapping and interpretation (Ritchie and Spencer,...

A nurse-led educational intervention for relieving idiopathic constipation: a retrospective study

To describe the results of an evidence-based, nurse-led educational intervention for functional constipation in adults..

Developing therapeutic relationships with people living with HIV: exploring the nurse–patient relationship

An interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA) approach was used to guide all aspects of the study design. IPA is an approach used in qualitative, experiential and psychological research, developed...

Nursing in the 21st century: results of a pilot survey on attitudes towards nurses and nursing

‘The use of clinical judgement in the provision of care to enable people to improve, maintain or recover health, to cope with health problems and to achieve the best possible quality of life,...

Applying utilitarianism to the presumed consent system for organ donation to consider the moral pros and cons

Utilitarianism is, in essence, a consequentialist theory that rests on the fundamental premise that the morally preferable action is that which produces the most good overall—it is associated with...

Student experiences of a return to practice programme: a qualitative study

The numbers of nurses and midwives leaving the profession have been rising at an alarming rate; more than 29 000 nurses or midwives registered in the UK left the register between October 2016 and...

Developing and piloting a simulated placement experience for students

The option of increasing clinical placement hours is unsustainable in a climate of controlled budgets, limited placement availability and rising learner numbers given the education provider's finite...

Emergency management of neck stoma patients during the coronavirus pandemic: a national nurse survey

A nationwide prospective survey was formulated and distributed electronically to nurses across all specialties within primary and secondary care. Dissemination platforms included direct contact with...

Development and validation of a pocket guide for the prevention of diabetic foot ulcers

This study is based on evidence-based nursing practice and takes a methodological approach. The development and validation of the management model complies with the principles of the International...

Nursing considerations for patients undergoing robotic-arm assisted joint replacements

The preoperative phase of RAA can be divided into three stages—education, assessment and planning—which is in line with the principles of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) (Zhu et al, 2017; Kaye...

Introducing a flipped classroom in a pharmacology course

The flipped classroom concept was derived by high-school chemistry teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams in 2007 (Phillips and Trainor, 2014). The idea is to flip the traditional mode of...

Lung transplantation for silicosis and recovery: an Australian case study

Mr Churi, a 52-year-old man, was diagnosed with advanced silicosis with progressive massive fibrosis..

Development of an educational program using ultrasonography in vascular access for nurse practitioner students

The purpose of this quasiexperimental study was to analyze NP students' knowledge of ultrasound-guided PIVC placement after the implementation of an educational simulation course. The study was...

The scope and variance of clinical nurse specialist job descriptions

The UK experience is not unique. A CNS may be integral to many patients' care pathways, although there is little uniformity in the evolution of nursing specialties with respect to role titles, scope...

The potential role of nurses in leading positive behaviour support

While PBS is described as a multicomponent framework that is delivered through an multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach, nurses' views of PBS were lacking in literature until recently (Savarimuthu,...

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