Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control
This article discusses important elements of theory and practice related to infection prevention and control. The author also explores various areas that have come to prominence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures such as risk assessment, the use of personal protective equipment, the role of surveillance, and outbreak management.PMID:33899381 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11729 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Matthew Wynn Source Type: research

Understanding effective nurse leadership styles during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article examines several leadership styles that are commonly used in healthcare - namely the transactional, transformational and laissez-faire leadership styles - and considers their advantages and disadvantages in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also explains the potential benefits of compassionate leadership in supporting the nursing workforce during this highly challenging and stressful period.PMID:33884778 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11601 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anne Harrington Source Type: research

Understanding effective nurse leadership styles during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article examines several leadership styles that are commonly used in healthcare - namely the transactional, transformational and laissez-faire leadership styles - and considers their advantages and disadvantages in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also explains the potential benefits of compassionate leadership in supporting the nursing workforce during this highly challenging and stressful period.PMID:33884778 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11601 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anne Harrington Source Type: research

Understanding effective nurse leadership styles during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article examines several leadership styles that are commonly used in healthcare - namely the transactional, transformational and laissez-faire leadership styles - and considers their advantages and disadvantages in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also explains the potential benefits of compassionate leadership in supporting the nursing workforce during this highly challenging and stressful period.PMID:33884778 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11601 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Anne Harrington Source Type: research

Enhancing the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age
This article discusses the potential benefits of screening for anal incontinence, outlines the factors that inhibit and enable screening, describes current bowel screening tools and their limitations, and explores how the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age could be improved.PMID:33870661 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11735 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Julie Tucker Mary Steen Annette Briley Source Type: research

Enhancing the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age
This article discusses the potential benefits of screening for anal incontinence, outlines the factors that inhibit and enable screening, describes current bowel screening tools and their limitations, and explores how the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age could be improved.PMID:33870661 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11735 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Julie Tucker Mary Steen Annette Briley Source Type: research

Enhancing the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age
This article discusses the potential benefits of screening for anal incontinence, outlines the factors that inhibit and enable screening, describes current bowel screening tools and their limitations, and explores how the identification of anal incontinence in women of reproductive age could be improved.PMID:33870661 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11735 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Julie Tucker Mary Steen Annette Briley Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment
This article provides an outline of the various elements involved in a mental state assessment, so that clinicians such as non-mental health nurses can identify people experiencing deteriorating mental health.PMID:33843167 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11612 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - April 12, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Helen Rees Source Type: research

Understanding nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity
This article defines the terms equality, diversity and inclusion, and explains the importance of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 in protecting people from various types of discrimination. It also outlines nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity by treating all patients and colleagues with respect and dignity, providing compassionate leadership, and practising in accordance with the ethical principle of justice. The article encourages and empowers nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination wherever they see it, thereby delivering high-quality care to all patients.PMID:33821596 ...
Source: Nursing Standard - April 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: David Peter Stonehouse Source Type: research

Understanding nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity
This article defines the terms equality, diversity and inclusion, and explains the importance of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 in protecting people from various types of discrimination. It also outlines nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity by treating all patients and colleagues with respect and dignity, providing compassionate leadership, and practising in accordance with the ethical principle of justice. The article encourages and empowers nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination wherever they see it, thereby delivering high-quality care to all patients.PMID:33821596 ...
Source: Nursing Standard - April 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: David Peter Stonehouse Source Type: research

Understanding nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity
This article defines the terms equality, diversity and inclusion, and explains the importance of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 in protecting people from various types of discrimination. It also outlines nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity by treating all patients and colleagues with respect and dignity, providing compassionate leadership, and practising in accordance with the ethical principle of justice. The article encourages and empowers nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination wherever they see it, thereby delivering high-quality care to all patients.PMID:33821596 ...
Source: Nursing Standard - April 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: David Peter Stonehouse Source Type: research

Understanding nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity
This article defines the terms equality, diversity and inclusion, and explains the importance of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 in protecting people from various types of discrimination. It also outlines nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity by treating all patients and colleagues with respect and dignity, providing compassionate leadership, and practising in accordance with the ethical principle of justice. The article encourages and empowers nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination wherever they see it, thereby delivering high-quality care to all patients.PMID:33821596 ...
Source: Nursing Standard - April 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: David Peter Stonehouse Source Type: research

Understanding nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity
This article defines the terms equality, diversity and inclusion, and explains the importance of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 in protecting people from various types of discrimination. It also outlines nurses' responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity by treating all patients and colleagues with respect and dignity, providing compassionate leadership, and practising in accordance with the ethical principle of justice. The article encourages and empowers nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination wherever they see it, thereby delivering high-quality care to all patients.PMID:33821596 ...
Source: Nursing Standard - April 6, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: David Peter Stonehouse Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections
This article outlines the various types of indwelling catheter that are available, explains the reasons for their use, and details the care required to prevent associated complications, particularly CAUTIs.PMID:33787158 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11594 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ann Wakefield Source Type: research

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating
This article explores the development and practical application of recommended dietary guidelines such as the Eatwell Guide. It also discusses practical interventions that nurses can use to advise patients on healthy eating, such as using the hands as a guide to portion size.PMID:33764017 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11670 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lorraine Elizabeth Hicking-Woodison Source Type: research

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating
This article explores the development and practical application of recommended dietary guidelines such as the Eatwell Guide. It also discusses practical interventions that nurses can use to advise patients on healthy eating, such as using the hands as a guide to portion size.PMID:33764017 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11670 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lorraine Elizabeth Hicking-Woodison Source Type: research

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating
This article explores the development and practical application of recommended dietary guidelines such as the Eatwell Guide. It also discusses practical interventions that nurses can use to advise patients on healthy eating, such as using the hands as a guide to portion size.PMID:33764017 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11670 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lorraine Elizabeth Hicking-Woodison Source Type: research

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating
This article explores the development and practical application of recommended dietary guidelines such as the Eatwell Guide. It also discusses practical interventions that nurses can use to advise patients on healthy eating, such as using the hands as a guide to portion size.PMID:33764017 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11670 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lorraine Elizabeth Hicking-Woodison Source Type: research

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating
This article explores the development and practical application of recommended dietary guidelines such as the Eatwell Guide. It also discusses practical interventions that nurses can use to advise patients on healthy eating, such as using the hands as a guide to portion size.PMID:33764017 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11670 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 25, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Lorraine Elizabeth Hicking-Woodison Source Type: research

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care
This article discusses the causes and nursing management of oral mucositis, with an emphasis on self-care and optimal oral hygiene, as well as pharmacological interventions.PMID:33749190 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11717 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Rebecca Myatt Source Type: research

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care
This article discusses the causes and nursing management of oral mucositis, with an emphasis on self-care and optimal oral hygiene, as well as pharmacological interventions.PMID:33749190 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11717 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Rebecca Myatt Source Type: research

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care
This article discusses the causes and nursing management of oral mucositis, with an emphasis on self-care and optimal oral hygiene, as well as pharmacological interventions.PMID:33749190 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11717 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Rebecca Myatt Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation
This article explains the importance of record-keeping and documentation in nursing and healthcare, and outlines the principles for maintaining clear and accurate patient records. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence-based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of.PMID:33719232 | DOI:10.7748/ns.2021.e11700 (Source: Nursing Standard)
Source: Nursing Standard - March 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Brooks Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nurs Stand. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.7748/ns.2021.e11690. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an increase in the number of healthcare consultations being undertaken remotely rather than face to face, including telephone assessments with patients. When undertaking telephone assessments, the communication and clinical skills used in face-to-face consultations must be adapted to compensate for the loss of visual contact between the patient and the nurse. Specific techniques such as visualisation and managing silence can enable the nurse to develop trust and rapport with the patient, an...
Source: Nursing Standard - March 8, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Ruth Burgess Source Type: research