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Tina Price Staff nurse, outpatients, Sandwell General Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, West Bromwich, England

A CPD article improved Tina Price’s knowledge of diagnosing acute limb compartment syndrome

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article provided useful information for nurses on acute limb compartment syndrome (ALCS). It discussed the severity of ALCS and the urgency of diagnosing the condition, as well as describing the signs and symptoms.

Nursing Standard. 32, 8, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.8.64.s46

This reflective account is based on NS890 Limbert E, Santy-Tomlinson J (2017) Acute limb compartment syndrome in the lower leg following trauma: assessment in the intensive care unit. Nursing Standard. 31, 34, 61-71.

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