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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.

Nurse practitioners in A&E: a literature review

The emergency nurse practitioner’s role provides a new complementary minor injury...

Management of near drowning incidents

About 500 people the in drowning accidents in the UK each year(1). Although there...

Care of the pregnant woman in A&E

Pregnancy may be the cause of an emergency or incidental to it. In cases where the...

Urinalysis

Psychological aspects of pre-hospital care

Nurses working in the pre-hospital environment are well placed to provide...

Pre-hospital care delivery

Few nurses would undertake an expansion of an existing role, for example...

A literature review

As many as 35 per cent of women attending A&E may do so as a result of...

Comparing clinical management of overdoses

Self-poisoning, second only to ischaemic heart disease, is the most common cause of...

Epilepsy

Hypothermia

Equipping the pre-hospital care team

Of the 291 A&E departments in the United Kingdom, 121 (41.6 per cent)...

Organ donation and transplantation

Organ donation and transplantation are highly controversial and emotive areas of...

Hypoglycaemia in A&E

Aim

The aim of this article is to explore the care for people...

Lightning strike injuries

In the United States lightning is responsible for more deaths than any other...

Care of patients with chemical eye injury

There are many ocular emergencies that can present in accident and emergency...

Wound treatment and dressing choice

Wound treatment and dressing choice can be a complicated decision making process....

Principles of wound assessment

Effective assessment is the key to correct treatment. If patients or situations are...

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