Occupational violence and aggression

Occupational violence and aggression

Exposure to aggression or violence at work is terrible for anyone. When you work in a caring profession such as nursing or midwifery it is difficult to reconcile that you…

Nursing Trivia – February 2019

Nursing Trivia – February 2019

Are you a Nursing Trivia genius?

A Child’s Death – Not Just a One-Way Dialogue!

A Child’s Death – Not Just a One-Way Dialogue!

The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article including coroner findings which is enclosed and highlights the tragic implications of a child’s death associated with communication…

Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn

Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn

Wouldn’t it be ideal if nurses had all the time and resources needed to manage medication administration safely? The question is far fetched, I know. However, the idea is an…

Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with Diabetes Mellitus

Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Research Review in 2018 has published the following two reviews which you will find of interest; Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with diabetes mellitus  &  the…

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Nurses understand that ‘Colorectal’/ bowel  cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women (17…

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Medication Management Musings – Nurse as Advocate- In my last Blog, I mentioned the importance of nurses as advocates for safe medication administration. In this post, I want to expand on that notion by exploring the nurse-patient…
Occupational violence and aggression- Exposure to aggression or violence at work is terrible for anyone. When you work in a caring profession such as nursing or midwifery it is difficult to reconcile that you…
Nursing Trivia – February 2019- Are you a Nursing Trivia genius?
A Child’s Death – Not Just a One-Way Dialogue!- The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article including coroner findings which is enclosed and highlights the tragic implications of a child’s death associated with communication…
More than a Sore Throat In a Child Resulting in Death!- We go to work each day and strive to do our best and care for our patients. Most of the time, we succeed, however, sometimes we don’t and the systems…
Nursing Trivia January 2019- Can you answer all three questions correctly?
Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn- Wouldn’t it be ideal if nurses had all the time and resources needed to manage medication administration safely? The question is far fetched, I know. However, the idea is an…
Epidermolysis Bullosa – Wound Nursing Education Update- “Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare genetic skin fragility disorder and the majority of patients live with life-long wounding. EB is not specific to any racial group and those affected…
Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with Diabetes Mellitus- Diabetes Research Review in 2018 has published the following two reviews which you will find of interest; Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with diabetes mellitus  &  the…
pregnant Confidence: Fundamental to midwives in free freestanding midwifery-led units!- Midwives can appreciate the importance of freestanding midwifery-led units. A recent publication of Midwifery Research Review ( Number 14 in 2018) explores the question of what enables safeguards and sustains…
Nursing Trivia December 2018- Can you answer all three questions correctly?
Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Nursing Education Update- ‘Hidradenitis Suppurativa  ( HS)  is a painful, chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by multifocal, recurrent nodules, abscesses and fistulae, predominantly affecting the axillary, inguinal, breast-fold and anogenital regions. HS ranges…
Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history- Nurses understand that ‘Colorectal’/ bowel  cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women (17…
Nursing Trivia: November 2018- Can you get all three answers correct?