Nursing Lessons:  Medication related Coroners Case

Nursing Lessons: Medication related Coroners Case

‘In this edition, we look once again at medications, this time with a focus on medication allergies. Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction requiring urgent medical treatment, and multiple definitions for it exist. According to the Institute…

Wound Care: Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infection Severity

Wound Care: Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infection Severity

Diabetic foot ulcer infection severity can markedly influence the outcome for the client. Did you know that approximately ‘ 56% of Diabetic Foot Ulcers become infected and overall about 20% of patients with an infected foot wound will undergo a…

Nurses  & Midwives – New Codes of Conduct  Released!

Nurses & Midwives – New Codes of Conduct Released!

Nurses and Midwives, did you know that there has been a new  Code of Conduct for Nurses and Code of Conduct for Midwives released? The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has published the new Code of conduct for nurses and Code…

Nursing Event: The Fabulous World of Wounds

Nursing Event: The Fabulous World of Wounds

“A conference for Nurses who have a passion for wound care” Cruising the South Pacific | 16 July – 24 July 2018 The Nurses for Nurses Network has created a nine-module wound management program that provides the Nurse with the skill…

Wound Care – Hypergranulation

Wound Care – Hypergranulation

Nurses who participate in wound care will be familiar with the term hypergranulation. Hyper-granulation is also referred to as over granulation or proud flesh.Whilst the exact aetiology is not clear, a prolonged inflammatory response is thought to facilitate this outcome.…

Wound Swab Technique   – 5 Top Tips!

Wound Swab Technique – 5 Top Tips!

Do you know the top 5 wound swab techniques? How should a wound swab be taken and does technique really make a difference? Nurses continue to have debate regarding the collection of wound swabs, with a common issue of debate…

Nursing – The Law & Giving Advice

Nursing – The Law & Giving Advice

I was asked about giving information to clients that may be controversial or which differs from the facility policies and practices.  This seemed fairly straightforward at the time; nurses have an ethical obligation to advocate for clients and all health…

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