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Paronychia: Unexpected radiograph findings

01 April 2007

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Hand infections are common presentations to minor injury services and emergency departments, and, if not dealt with appropriately and in a timely fashion, they can...

Hope for the future

06 December 2012

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

As 2012 draws to an end, emergency nurses across the UK are trying to cope with patients who have higher clinical acuity, as well as with increasing trolley waits...

Board’s eye view

01 May 2012

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

IN 1992, when I was a member of the first Emergency Nurse editorial board, I had recently been appointed as a charge nurse. I was probably the most junior nurse on...

Too few politicians understand what we do

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

At the end of January, I and a group of senior officers and RCN members attended the House of Commons to lobby MPs ahead of the parliamentary debate on lifting the...

The case for duty of care

10 May 2018

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

In many emergency departments (EDs) in the UK, nurse practitioners manage at least half of all patients. In minor injury and urgent care units, almost all patients...

Board’s eye view

01 September 2013

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

THE DEPARTMENT of Health intends to increase funding for emergency care by £500 million this year but there is a danger that the extra money will have little lasting...

Madelung deformity

01 December 2005

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Nurses working in emergency care often have to manage patients with undifferentiated and previously undiagnosed conditions. This month, Emergency Nurse continues to...

Managing patients with undetected cancer

01 November 2005

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Nurses working in emergency care often have to manage patients with undifferentiated and previously undiagnosed conditions. This month, Emergency Nurse continues to...

Intraocular injury

01 June 2006

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Ophthalmic conditions account for more than 5 per cent of all minor injury unit and emergency department (ED) presentations in the UK (Ezra et al 2005).

Paraphimosis

01 July 2006

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

The following emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) case report describes the management of paraphimosis.