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Acute compartment syndrome

01 June 2004

Emergency Nurse


Acute compartment syndrome is a common but potentially life threatening condition that occurs in the limbs and abdomen, and that requires prompt recognition and...

Shock: types, classifications and explorations of their physiological effects

01 May 2001

Emergency Nurse


This article provides a comprehensive review of the classifications and types of shock that can occur following trauma, surgery, organ damage/disease (neurogenic,...

What nursing students reveal about and learn from mentors when using stories of clinical practice

27 February 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

Aim This article considers findings from a narrative research analysis that illustrate what nursing students can reveal about being mentored through their stories of...

University challenge

27 August 2003

Nursing Standard


The new NHS university sounds great. It has been proposed by the government as a way of educating members of the healthcare team who want to stay in the NHS and...

Remember to take notes… and ask plenty of questions

30 September 2015

Nursing Standard

Student supplement

During the three years of your undergraduate nursing degree, you will need to pass assessments in theory and practice, which are attached to modules.

Nursing knowledge: defining new boundaries

25 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing knowledge covers those aspects of knowledge that are relevant to nursing. The types of knowledge in nursing are many and varied; the generation of knowledge...

Regulation of water, sodium and potassium: implications for practice

14 February 2001

Nursing Standard


Regulation of fluid balance is a complex subject. Sharon Edwards discusses the physiological principles involved.

Initial needs of bereaved relatives following sudden and unexpected death

01 November 2005

Emergency Nurse


Caring for people whose relatives have died suddenly and unexpectedly is one of the most difficult and challenging events to which healthcare professionals must...

Advances in military resuscitation

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, in civilian environments and on the battlefield. Trauma-induced haemorrhage is the principal cause of...

Simulation using ‘live’ adult service users and moulage in a variety of settings

25 January 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

This article shows how simulation can be modified and adapted to benefit higher education institutions (HEIs) in a variety of situations. These situations can...
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