Clinical

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.

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Recognition and nursing management of diabetes in children

Diabetes mellitus is a common condition in children, characterised by chronic hyperglycaemia...

Role of coordinators in national and international major trauma services

Major trauma services in the UK underwent reform in April 2012, following reports that...

Fight bite injury: emergency department assessment and management

Human bite wounds to the hand are relatively common injuries and are associated with high...

Is there a place for nebulised magnesium sulphate in the management of asthma?

Intravenous magnesium sulphate (MgSO 4 ) is an accepted part of the pharmacological...

Opportunities to preserve forensic evidence in emergency departments

Victims of violence often seek assistance from emergency departments, so emergency nurses...

Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new...

A short mnemonic to support the comprehensive geriatric assessment model

With an increasing number of older people using emergency services, researchers have raised...

Advances in military resuscitation

Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, in civilian environments and on...

Advances in military resuscitation

Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, in civilian environments and on...

Lactate in the emergency department: a case-based critical reflection

Serum lactate levels are frequently measured in patients with undifferentiated conditions in...

Recognition and management of seizures in children in emergency departments

Seizure is defined as ‘a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain, which usually...

Triad of death: the importance of temperature monitoring in trauma patients

Multiple organ failure is a significant complication in traumatic injury, and can be...

Medication errors in intensive care units: nurses’ training needs

Aim : To describe which elements of nurses’ knowledge, training, behaviour and attitude can...

Zika virus: emergency and aftercare of patients

Zika virus, a mosquito-borne vector, is an emerging population health threat, and is linked...

Treating ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Treatment of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has moved from...

Venous and arterial blood gases in respiratory failure

Arterial and venous blood gases are commonly performed operations in emergency departments....

Surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Emergency care nurses have been urged to play their part in Scotland’s push to revolutionise...

Pages

Jobs