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‘Person first thinking’ makes it a virtue to ‘see the person not the disability’, considering it a kindness to overlook, or to make an effort to overlook, a person’s impairment in order to see ‘the person within’ (Michalko, 2002). While at first sight this might seem a caring and compassionate approach within everyday nursing practice, on closer examination it can be seen as unhelpful and possibly even discriminatory. It rests upon outdated Cartesian ideas about the body and the self – as if the...
#1Yaping Lian (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
#2Philip W. Stather (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 1
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BACKGROUND: Leg ulcers are a significant burden and reduce patients' quality of life. In recent years, a plethora of information has been issued regarding leg ulcer management and 'the demographics of patients affected in the community. However, little is known about the leg ulcer population and how these patients should be managed in acute hospitals. AIM: To compare the demographic data of inpatients with leg ulcers referred to the tissue viability service in a large teaching hospital with data...
#1Mohammad K. Bani Younis (Al-Hussein Bin Talal University)H-Index: 1
#2Feryal Hayajneh (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 1
Last. Yousef Rubbai (Al-Hussein Bin Talal University)
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Sleep disturbance is common in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Numerous factors can contribute to this. High noise and light levels, nursing interventions and medication administration are major factors. This study investigated the demographic and environmental factors that might adversely affect ICU patients' quality of sleep. Data were collected from 103 patients using a demographic data sheet, the Freedman Quality of Sleep Scale and the Richards-Campbell Sleep Scale. Patients' demo...
#1Michael KloschH-Index: 1
#2Christoph Klosch (University of Innsbruck)
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BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diseases worldwide. The demands on health services are rising as more people are diagnosed with the condition. In order to meet this demand, eHealth systems are increasingly being integrated into nursing care. METHODS: Between November 2018 and February 2019, a literature search was carried out in the databases PubMed and CINAHL. RESULTS: Twenty articles were found on nurses' use of eHealth systems, the majority with patients with di...
#1Helen Merlane (Northumbria University)
#2Laura Cauwood (Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Richard Griffith, Senior Lecturer in Health Law at Swansea University, considers what powers are available to ministers, health and local authorities to minimise the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes.
#1Jamie Waterall (PHE: Public Health England)H-Index: 4
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#1Temi Sonoiki (Frimley Park Hospital)
#2Julie Young (Oxford Brookes University)
Last. Obrey Alexis (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 9
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BACKGROUND: Surgical and wound site infections (SWSIs) are the second most frequent type of healthcare-associated Infection. One way of preventing SWSIs is by adhering to the principles of asepsis. However, many nurses struggle to apply the principles of aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) during wound management. AIM: To identify the barriers and enablers that influence nurses' adherence to the principles of ANTT during wound care. METHOD: A literature search using a systematic approach was carr...
Caring for patients who are dying is both a challenging and demanding role. This is further intensified by the expectation that in addition to attending to physical issues, nurses are expected to manage the emotional and psychological aspects of the situation. The inconsistent nature of the care pathways between differing specialist services can often mean that open access to specialist services is not possible. As such, staff may find themselves inadvertently supplementing and often reinforcing...
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