Creating sustained and positive changes to patient safety: reducing insulin administration errors in a district nursing service
Effective change is best implemented by ensuring that those affected by the proposed changes have a voice as part of the whole process. A sense of shared purpose is thus created, which focuses on why...
Mental health support, palliative and psychiatric care and similar strategies should be taken into account when planning and allocating resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, recognising the impact...
It is important to make the point that death is the extinction of life. Therefore, we can say that, inevitably, death is a primordial and primary source of anxiety experienced when we care, as most...
Some 20 pieces of evidence were retrieved from varying backgrounds and locations on the application of CT in those diagnosed with HF. In terms of location, the evidence retrieved included studies...
The frequency of nutrition impact symptoms and reduced oral intake among consecutive COVID-19 patients from an Australian health service
A retrospective observational study was completed over 9 months, from the first positive case identified on the ward (3 March 2020) until 30 November 2020, at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, a large...
‘It is to be hoped that “building back better” following the pandemic will include strategies to reduce social isolation, especially among the vulnerable and those at the end of their lives.’ .
The outer layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is composed of dead skin cells (anucleated corneocytes) surrounded by a lipid matrix (Lin et al, 2017). Hot water can interfere with these lipids and...
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