Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Recognition and management of autonomic dysreflexia in patients with spinal cord injury

It is important that ENs are aware of the symptoms and management of autonomic dysreflexia

How safe staffing can improve emergency nursing: time to cut the Gordian knot

Exploring the effects of fatigue, workplace bullying, moral distress and inadequate staffing

Decompression sickness: a guide for emergency nurses

ENs have an essential role in recognising and initially treating patients experiencing DCS

Screening for sepsis: SIRS or qSOFA? A literature review

Evidence from this article led to the creation of a screening tool developed by the author

Assessment and management of patients with tibial plateau fractures in EDs

Such fractures are a common presentation in EDs, yet diagnosis is not always obvious

Emergency healthcare for women who experience intimate partner violence: part 1

This integrative review is the first of a two-part series about intimate partner violence

A comparison of two interventions in the treatment of severe ankle sprains and lateral...

Aim Stable ankle injuries are highly prevalent in the UK. Prevention of complications and...

Awareness of secondary traumatic stress in emergency nursing

How nurses can safeguard against secondary traumatic stress

Time is precious: person-centred end of life care in an emergency department

A quality improvement project undertaken in one ED at a major tertiary referral hospital

Reducing attendance at trauma clinics by providing first-point-of-contact treatment

Implementing trauma pathways in two of Oxfordshire’s community minor injury units

Full-thickness burns due to contact with gastric acid

This article highlights the potential harm caused by gastric acid

How ED four-hour target affects clinical outcomes for people with a personality disorder

This article challenges the perception of the target as beneficial for all patients

Responding to nerve agent poisoning: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 2

The second part of our emergency nurse guide on nerve agents

ED staff’s experiences of family presence during invasive procedures and resuscitation

Follow-up to a paper-based questionnaire of emergency department staff's opinions

Reflections on personal psychological resilience after the Shoreham air crash in 2015

Reflections on a psychological journey with reference to the conservation of resources theory

A reflective case study on prescribing anticoagulation for deep vein thrombosis

Clinical factors in prescribing anticoagulation for a patient with a DVT

Nerve agents: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 1

An overview of these agents, their history and manufacture, and how they affect physiology

Pre-hospital pain assessment in paediatric patients

Evaluating the effectiveness of two established pain assessment tools for children