Laxatives and rectal preparations.
School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University.
This article is the second in a series looking at the knowledge needed for nurses to prescribe. It considers the use of drugs that have an effect on the digestive tract and incorporates essential knowledge from the biological sciences.
Developing a reflective standard of care.
University of Luton.
Developing and monitoring effective practice is essential in health care organisations. Reflective practice offers practitioners and organisations a means to understand and learn through experience in complex care situations and develop expertise. This paper describes standard-setting in a hospice to construct a standard for managing patients who exhibit aggressive behaviour as part of their terminal illness.