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, Nurse Consultant, Dermatology, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, describes the wide variety of work undertaken by nurses specialising in dermatology.
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Name: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
This study evaluated the impact of the presence of a certified nurse specialist in critical care (CNS) as ICU head nurse in an open ICU on clinical outcomes.
To provide insight into the prescribing practices of three independent nurse prescribers (INPs)/clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) working in a supportive and palliative care team (SPCT) in a district ...
The aims of this study are to describe a program to achieve disease-specific care (DSC) certification from The Joint Commission and highlight the value of the advanced practice nurse in the certificat...
This article describes the introduction of a community nutrition specialist nurse role in Buckinghamshire. The need for this role arose from issues experienced by the large but busy district nursing t...
Palliative care has evolved over the past five decades as an interprofessional specialty to improve quality of life and quality of care for patients with cancer and their families. Existing evidence s...
People from ethnic minority groups suffer worse ill-health from asthma than those from majority groups. No studies have reduced emergency care for people from minority groups. We have deve...
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of partner notification by general practice nurses with referral to a specialist clinic for people with genital chlamydia diagnos...
Design: Community based randomised trial with follow up after 12 months Participants: 360 patients admitted with stroke or TIA within the past 9 months will be recruited from the wards or ...
Patients with heart failure NYHA >= II receiving non-emergent non-cardiac in-patient suregery will be randomized to receive either standard post-operartive care (surgeon has to ask activel...
Concordance Between Echocardiographic Assessment Performed in the Initial Phase of Decompensated Cirrhosis With Edema and Ascites by an Expert Intensive Care Physician and a Non-expert Gastroenterologist
The investigators hypothesize that trans-thoracic ultrasound performed by non-specialist gastroenterologists with a standard training by intensive care doctors will give equivalent results...
Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.
Insurance providing benefits for the costs of care provided by nurses, especially nurse practitioners and nurse clinicians.
Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.
Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to patients of all age levels, and who focus their efforts on the health care needs of the entire family.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...