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Image interpretation

01 June 2010

Emergency Nurse

Web scan

The Norwich image interpretation course website, at www.imageinterpretation.co.uk, is aimed primarily at radiographers who provide a ‘red dot’ service to EDs.

Emergency scenarios

01 June 2010

Emergency Nurse

Web scan

The ambulance technician study site, at www.ambulancetechnicianstudy.co.uk, has been devised to help nurses develop their skills and knowledge of how to deal with...

Eye injuries

01 April 2010

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

The authors of this paper highlight a growing number of children’s eye injuries caused by liquid detergent capsules.

Disaster Nursing: A handbook for practice

01 March 2009

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

Emergency nurses in the UK tend to be effective at managing major incidents because these last for short periods of time. But in disaster situations responses have...

Scaphoid fractures

01 April 2004

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Wrist injuries are frequently encountered in emergency departments (Chakravarty et al 2002). When patients present with such injuries, the possibility of scaphoid...

Assessing acute myocardial infarction

01 September 2003

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

This paper sets out to demonstrate the need for accurate nursing assessment of patients admitted to A&E after acute myocardial infarction (MI). It considers the...

Managing acute plantar puncture wounds

13 September 2008

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Puncture wounds of the foot are a frequent presentation in emergency departments (EDs) (Halaas 2007, Pennycook et al 1994), and are common occupational injuries...

Self-harm: reviewing psychological assessment in emergency departments

01 March 2005

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Self-harm, described as a behaviour not an illness (Isacsson and Rich 2001), is a complex issue with much debate surrounding its cause and treatment (McAllister 2003...

A final question: witnessed resuscitation

01 April 2007

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Healthcare professionals who work in emergency departments (EDs) constantly strive to provide high quality holistic care to patients and their families....

Introducing a behavioural family therapy approach in a secure setting

09 October 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Aims To describe the development and the initial results of a behavioural family therapy programme (BFT) in a medium secure environment. Method A pre and post...