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Acute behavioural disturbance: recognition, assessment and management

ABD typically affects overweight men in their mid-thirties who misuse illicit stimulants

Factors that affect nurses’ triage decisions in the emergency department

A literature review of recent studies on factors influencing ED nurses’ triage decisions

Assessing and managing people exposed to conducted energy device (Taser) discharge

Role of nurses in post-Taser assessment and management in custodial and emergency settings

Managing a patient presenting to the ED with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Familiarise yourself with a care bundle that can be used for rapid assessment and management

Too much of a good thing? Diagnosis and management of patients with serotonin syndrome

Interventions that can be administered in the emergency department

Endometriosis: a guide to investigations and treatment in the emergency department

The risk factors for endometriosis and its indicative signs and symptoms
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Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four effective nurse-led changes

A look at the prevention project in the ED at Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden

Assessment and management of snake bites in the emergency department

Following a case study and the steps nurses should take to manage patients

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium: a reflective case study

Causes and variability of presenting symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for CVT

Care of patients with mental health issues in the ED: a quality improvement project

The potential clinical challenges of caring for patients with mental health issues in the ED

Managing children’s forearm fractures in the emergency department

Forearm fractures are most common fractures among children and young people aged up to 19

Identifying patients with COVID-19 who require early continuous positive airway pressure

How vital signs measurements can identify patients with COVID who require early CPAP

Assessing and investigating patients with a suspected bone tumour

Nurses working in ED need to know how to assess, manage and refer patients with a bone tumour

Zygomatic complex fractures in the emergency department: diagnosis and management

Zygomatic complex fractures can be missed on assessment and examination and left undiagnosed

Winged scapula: an overview of pathophysiology, diagnosis and management

Winged scapula can be painful and debilitating, resulting in loss of power and/or movement

Workplace violence: the experiences of emergency nurses in Indonesia

Managing workplace violence is crucial for the provision of high-quality nursing care

Staff education by the critical care outreach team: evaluating a study day

Effects of educational sessions designed and delivered by local critical care outreach teams

Screening and management of unintentional low-level carbon monoxide exposure in the ED

The pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of patients with low-level carbon monoxide exposure