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Treating corneal trauma

01 December 2001

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Corneal trauma, although generally superficial can also be an intensely painful and distressing experience. This article will show how accurate assessment and...

Educational preparation for ENP roles

01 March 2003

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

This paper reports on a study undertaken to obtain a ‘snapshot’ of ENP education and training and to consider related issues. Questionnaires were distributed to...

Online qualification for emergency nurses

01 April 2009

Emergency Nurse

Careers

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN University has developed a master’s degree in emergency medicine so that emergency care staff can gain an academic qualification in their...

Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

02 July 2014

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

IT WOULD be almost impossible to remember everything about all the tests that are required in clinical practice, so this comprehensive overview of laboratory tests...

Care of patients with minor eye trauma

01 November 1998

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

The majority of eye injuries are superficial in nature and transient in their effects but place considerable demands on A&E services (MacEwan 1989). These demands...

Systematic eye examination in A&E

01 October 1998

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

This article gives a description of the techniques and equipment needed in order to assess patients who present to the A&E with eye problems. It considers essential...

Ocular burns

01 March 1999

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Burns to the eye and surrounding structures present to the A&E department from domestic and industrial sources. Ocular burns may be divided most commonly into...

The effects of systemic illness on the eye and vision

01 April 1999

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Patients present to the A&E department with a multiplicity of simple and more complex problems. Many systemic illnesses give rise to ocular symptoms and eye problems...

Eye Emergencies: The Practitioner’s Guide

06 November 2015

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

THE SECOND edition of this book is a hands-on, comprehensive and truly useful guide to eye emergencies, both for the nurse working in an urgent care setting and for...

Painless loss of vision

01 February 1999

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

There are many causes of painless loss of vision, however, it is difficult to differentiate between causes that need immediate referral to an ophthalmologist, those...