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.

Sudden death in A&E

The aim of this article is to explore the care provided for distressed relatives in...

IV cannulation: Principles and practice

Traditionally, IV cannulation has been a medical skill simply passed on, often with...

Assessment of burn injuries

Burn injuries are a common form of trauma presenting in accident and emergency...

Assessing suicide risk in A&E

Psychosocial assessment of parasuicide patients often comprises little more than...

Pain in A&E: the patients’ view

Remember the last shift you worked in the A&E department and visualise, for...

Tissue adhesive: use and application

The closure of minor wounds is an everyday occurrence in the A&E department...

Trephining: easing patient anxiety

There are many nursing procedures in the A&E department which are both...

Pals: paediatric resuscitation

Resuscitation attempts have been described throughout history, (1) but until 1960,...

Managing finger degloving injuries

Degloving injuries can occur in a wide variety of settings, such as industrial,...

Parasiticide: does discussing it help ?

Suicide. Even today, the word evokes an emotional response laden with anxiety and...

Trauma support: revolution in care

Two reports were published in 1988 which had a significant impact on those of us in...

Education: reaching the parts...

The environment, resources and roles of nurses are developing constantly so...

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