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Management of calcium channel blocker overdose

05 March 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

The management of patients who have overdosed with calcium channel blockers (CCBs), which are commonly prescribed for hypertension, arrhythmia and angina, can be...

Open AccessMeasurement of lying and standing blood pressure in hospital

29 September 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Measuring lying and standing blood pressure (BP) is an important clinical observation in older hospital inpatients. This is because a drop in BP on standing, known...

Parkinson’s disease: nursing care in emergency settings

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse


In the UK 127,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, many of whom are frequently admited to hospital. However, Parkinson’s disease is not usually the...