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Our interprofessional future

01 February 2005

Emergency Nurse


Did you read the British Medical Journal article recently about the introduction of a consultant nurse led cardioversion service (Currie et al 2004)?

Student life - Beyond the call of duty

24 November 2009

Nursing Standard

Career development

Supernumerary status for nursing students in clinical practice settings is a relatively recent policy. Previously education had been based in hospital nursing...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT - Accidental digital injection of adrenaline

06 December 2008

Emergency Nurse


A 26-year-old nurse presented to the emergency department (ED) after an accidental injection of 0.3ml of 1:1,000 adrenaline into her thumb. She had been attempting...

Diagnosing meniscal tears in the emergency department

08 June 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Acute meniscal knee injuries can lead to instability of the joint if they are left untreated, but clinical examinations of patients’ acutely injured knees can be...

Celebrating nursing

01 July 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Short report

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world each year on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birth date (1820). Her theories were published in Notes on...

Health promotion in emergency care settings: investigating staff views and experiences

18 April 2023

Emergency Nurse

health promotion

Background Emergency departments (EDs) afford ‘teachable moments’ for health behaviour change, but staff may not see themselves as public health practitioners and it...