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.
A comparison of two interventions in the treatment of severe ankle sprains and lateral...
Aim Stable ankle injuries are highly prevalent in the UK. Prevention of complications and...
28 Aug 2019
Awareness of secondary traumatic stress in emergency nursing
How nurses can safeguard against secondary traumatic stress
20 Aug 2019
Time is precious: person-centred end of life care in an emergency department
A quality improvement project undertaken in one ED at a major tertiary referral hospital
18 Jun 2019
Reducing attendance at trauma clinics by providing first-point-of-contact treatment
Implementing trauma pathways in two of Oxfordshire’s community minor injury units
11 Jun 2019
Full-thickness burns due to contact with gastric acid
This article highlights the potential harm caused by gastric acid
06 Jun 2019
How ED four-hour target affects clinical outcomes for people with a personality disorder
This article challenges the perception of the target as beneficial for all patients
28 May 2019
Responding to nerve agent poisoning: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 2
The second part of our emergency nurse guide on nerve agents
16 Apr 2019
ED staff’s experiences of family presence during invasive procedures and resuscitation
Follow-up to a paper-based questionnaire of emergency department staff's opinions
02 Apr 2019
Reflections on personal psychological resilience after the Shoreham air crash in 2015
Reflections on a psychological journey with reference to the conservation of resources theory
26 Mar 2019
A reflective case study on prescribing anticoagulation for deep vein thrombosis
Clinical factors in prescribing anticoagulation for a patient with a DVT
20 Mar 2019
Nerve agents: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 1
An overview of these agents, their history and manufacture, and how they affect physiology
19 Feb 2019
Pre-hospital pain assessment in paediatric patients
Evaluating the effectiveness of two established pain assessment tools for children
12 Feb 2019
Local implementation of a national curriculum and competency framework for emergency...
This article reviews the evidence associated with the Royal College of Nursing (2017)...
05 Feb 2019
An intervention to improve retention in emergency nursing
The UK has a serious shortage of nurses and for the first time in recent nursing history 27...
29 Jan 2019
Emergency department leaders and levels of engagement among their nursing staff
Aim Researchers have begun to examine work engagement in nursing, but there is little...
22 Jan 2019
Supporting frequent attenders to reduce their visits to an emergency department
Frequent attenders to emergency departments (EDs) are a heterogeneous group who have...
17 Dec 2018
Implementing vernakalant: a novel approach to cardioversion
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia, and there is a one in four lifetime...
11 Dec 2018
Evidence-based management of patients with Colles’ fractures in emergency departments:...
Distal forearm fractures are a common presentation in UK emergency departments (EDs)....
04 Dec 2018