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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 739 from British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)

Systemic anti-cancer therapy: standardising education.

Gender-based violence.

Quality of life and personal resilience in the first two years after breast cancer diagnosis: systematic integrative review.

The aim of this systematic integrative review was to examine the early impacts of a breast cancer diagnosis (up to 2 years after diagnosis) in relation to quality of life and personal resilience. The bibliographic databases of Medline, CINAHL, Cochrane, and Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection were searched using predetermined search criteria. Research studies published up to February 2019 were considered and following appraisal 36 articles were included in the review. Younger age, disease progressi...

The experience of NHS care for women living with female genital mutilation.

This qualitative study aims to explore and analyse the experiences of women living with female genital mutilation (FGM) who have sought help from healthcare providers within the NHS. Nine women aged 20-46 years were recruited from support organisations in the north-west of England and interviewed about their experiences of NHS care and if any screening had taken place in relation to the consequences of living with FGM. The interviews were undertaken in English, audiotaped, transcribed and analysed using a f...

A nurse-led rheumatology telephone advice line: service redesign to improve efficiency and patient experience.

nurse-led telephone advice line (TAL) services have been endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and provide patients and their carers with expert advice and self-management strategies. Identified helpline shortfalls in one rheumatology TAL included a high number of inappropriate calls, calls not recorded in patients' records, and no formal process for assigning calls to nurses. Using RCN guidelines, the service was redesigned by specialist rheumatology nurses to address these issues.

A best practice cost avoidance initiative.

From staff nurse to nurse consultant.

Oncology nurse of the year 2019: runner up.

Retaining nurses past retirement.

, Chief Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals, reflects on the opportunities to retain experienced staff and the importance of well-thought-out organisational approaches and clear communication around this issue.

Analysis of the organisational culture in two Croatian hospitals.

organisational culture is the character of the environment of individual bodies. It consists of a set of values, norms and customs that govern the relations between people within it. Its elements are a mission or goals, organisational climate and a working atmosphere, which affect motivation, effectiveness and, ultimately, management style.

Pain management in new amputees: a nursing perspective.

Phantom limb pain (PLP) is a widespread and challenging neuropathic pain problem, occurring after both surgical and traumatic amputation of a limb. It may occur immediately after surgery or some months later, however, most cases it presents within the first 7 postoperative days. Patients report a range of pain characteristics in the absent limb, including burning, cramping, tingling and electric shock sensation. The incidence of PLP has been reported to be between 50% and 85% following amputation. Its manag...

Antipyretic drugs in patients with fever and infection: literature review.

antipyretic drugs are routinely administered to febrile patients with infection in secondary care. However, the use of antipyretics to suppress fever during infection remains a controversial topic within the literature. It is argued that fever suppression may interfere with the body's natural defence mechanisms, and may worsen patient outcomes.

Have CQC hospital inspections resulted in better quality care?

Emeritus Professor , University of Southampton, discusses the impact and success of Care Quality Commission hospital inspections since publication of the report into Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust.

Heart failure: support at the end of life.

, Editor, , begins a series on cardiology with a look at attitudes to and guidelines on providing end-of-life care for people with heart failure.

Embedding knowledge into non-medical prescribing education.

This article focuses on the non-medical prescribing (NMP) module for community prescribers in a nurse education context. The module mainly attracts registered nurses (RNs) from community settings (such as health visiting, school nursing, district nursing and practice nursing), and is provided in higher education institutions (HEIs) as part of a specialist programme or a continuing workforce development module. The article discusses changes to the way the module was taught that can enhance student learning w...

Patient safety: the need for global sharing and learning.

discusses some patient safety perspectives from around the world.

Intravenous versus subcutaneous trastuzumab: an economic and patient perspective.

Since 2005, when the first patients outside of a clinical trial were treated with trastuzumab at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, a nurse-led service has been developed to facilitate and support a safe treatment pathway for patients. There have been significant developments in the number of patients treated, the mode of administration of the drug and patient choice regarding the location of treatment delivery. This article focuses on the change from intravenous to subcutaneous administration, considering ...

Older adults' views on their person-centred care needs in a long-term care setting in Ireland.

person-centred care should be responsive to the needs of older adults in long-term care. It is central to collaborative and high-quality healthcare delivery.

Global citizens.

Nurses and nursing students from the UK and overseas are learning in each other's countries.

Compression in older people.

Strategies to overcome the public's fear of vaccinations.

Emeritus Professor , University of Southampton, reflects on media coverage of the use of vaccines and discusses a range of initiatives to address public fears around immunisation through vaccination.

Caring for patients with urinary incontinence-associated dermatitis.

Nursing means putting the patient first, wherever we are in the world.

, Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care at Lincoln University ( ), describes what he has learned in 20 years of working with and teaching nurses from the UK, USA and Europe.

Global Nursing Now.

Continuous improvement.

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