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.

Environmental provisions for children in A&E

The need to consider the effect of the hospital environment on the hospitalised...

Blood transfusions

Chronic alcohol users attending A&E

The Department of Health (1), in its Health of the Nation document, has set targets...

Burns

This article describes the assessment and initial management of a patient with a...

Mental health care: expanding nursing roles

It is estimated that about 2,500 individuals are admitted to mental health...

Care of the infant with bronchiolitis

During winter, caring for babies with bronchiolitis is a common occurrence for most...

Urinalysis

Psychological aspects of pre-hospital care

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

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...

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...

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