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Management of minor head injury in adults

08 November 2010

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Head injury accounts for up to 20 per cent of emergency department (ED) attendances (Kay and Teasdale 2001), and approximately 800,000 patients attend UK EDs with...

Early management of children with minor head injuries

05 March 2010

Emergency Nurse

Feature

In the UK, about 260,000 children with head injuries attend emergency departments each year (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) 2007,...

Treatment and management of head injuries in children

08 March 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Head injury is defined as any trauma to the head other than superficial injuries to the face (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2010) and is the...

Finding the words

20 September 2005

Nursing Standard

Feature

Communicating with people with aphasia can be fraught with difficulty for both the individual and nurses. A course can help make environments more...

Emergency care of children and adults with head injury

03 July 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning zone emergency care

Head injury is common and accounts for a significant proportion of patient attendances at emergency departments and minor injury units. While most injuries will not...

Emergency care of children and adults with head injury

27 June 2012

Nursing Standard

CPD

Head injury is common and accounts for a significant proportion of patient attendances at emergency departments and minor injury units. While most injuries will not...

Use of the glasgow coma scale in infants

01 May 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Following insult or injury to the brain that requires admission to a ward or intensive care unit patients are closely monitored and their progress evaluated. Early...

Use of the Glasgow coma scale in infants

01 May 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Following insult or injury to the brain that requires admission to a ward or intensive care unit patients are closely monitored and their progress evaluated. Early...

Management of head injuries in children

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Head injury is the most common cause of injury-related death and permanent disability in children. Minor head trauma is common in childhood and does not require any...

Concussion in sport: the importance of accurate and reliable discharge advice

09 March 2018

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Concussion in sport is a common presentation in urgent and emergency care settings, so it is essential that nurses have a full understanding of the condition. Most...