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Do emergency nurse practitioners provide adequate documentation?

02 July 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Documentation in healthcare services is important but often lacks detail. This article describes a pilot study of whether staff who have completed an...

X-ray interpretation by emergency nurse practitioners

06 October 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

An audit of the ability of emergency nurse practitioners to interpret X-rays accurately has found that they can practise well within nationally acceptable...

Care delays in patients with signs and symptoms of acute myocardial infarction

12 October 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Aim More than six million patients with signs and symptoms suggestive of a heart attack present to emergency departments (EDs) in the US...

Virtual inpatient surgical service

25 January 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

An increased number of emergency secondary care surgical admissions has intensified the challenge of meeting acute care patients’ needs, while not interrupting elective...

Military preceptees’ journey in the emergency department

08 December 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

This article is an account of the experiences of two newly qualified military graduates who became preceptees in an emergency department (ED). It...

Surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Emergency care nurses have been urged to play their part in Scotland’s push to revolutionise care for cardiac arrest patients – by teaching...

Accidents and ethics: a visual-narrative approach

09 February 2018

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Emergency department (ED) attendances are continuing to rise, and medical and nursing teams are working under considerable strain. ED clinicians are used to...

Is it safe to inject local anaesthetic with adrenaline into the pinna and external nose?

09 February 2018

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Adrenaline containing lidocaine preparations such as lignospan are routinely used in ear, nose and throat (ENT) care. Despite this, textbooks and internet resources...

Urgent care centre redirection: evaluation of a nurse-led intervention

09 February 2018

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Aim Patient redirection can help reduce service demand by providing information about more appropriate services. There is, however, no evidence about the effect...

Exploring emergency nurse practitioners’ perceptions of their role

21 February 2018

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Since the 1980s, the emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) role has evolved as increasing socioeconomic pressures and changing government policy have led to new...