Role of research in urgent care
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Role of research in urgent care

Julia Grahamslaw Senior research nurse, Emergency Medicine Research Group Edinburgh

Julia Grahamslaw explains why the greater involvement of emergency nurses in clinical trials can save patients’ lives

HAVE YOU ever wondered why aspirin is used to treat myocardial infarction, or why we stopped using gastric lavage on people who are drunk and incapable? Who decided on these changes in treatment? And where did their ideas come from?

Emergency Nurse. 23, 2, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/en.23.2.15.s22

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