Search query:

Filter by keyword

Filter by date

Results 1 - 10 of 25 Search Tips

Therapeutic hypothermia in the treatment of cardiorespiratory arrest

05 February 2010

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Prompt treatment of patients with cardiorespiratory arrest can mean the difference between life and death. This article analyses the use of therapeutic hypothermia...

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in end of life care

22 August 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

This article discusses ethical, legal and professional issues surrounding ‘do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ (DNACPR) decisions in end of life care. The...

Continuity of care for adults living in the community who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

30 April 2019

Primary Health Care

Scoping review

There is a need for continuity of care for adults diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD) who have transitioned out of paediatric services and live in the...

Effective management of adult patients with asthma

22 July 2019

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that can affect people of all ages. Globally, asthma is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is associated...

Care of infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease

01 July 2019

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

Congenital heart disease refers to an anatomical or physiological defect of the heart that is present at birth. Over the past three decades there have been...

Nursing patients with acute aortic dissection in emergency departments

09 April 2019

Emergency Nurse

evidence and practice

Acute aortic dissection is an emergency condition that is often missed during initial assessment. Delay in diagnosis increases mortality, but the presentation can...

Biological basis of child health 3: development of the cardiovascular system and congenital heart defects

18 May 2020

Nursing Children and Young People

Cardiology

This article is the third in a series on the biological basis of child health. It outlines how the cardiovascular system develops during gestation and how congenital...

The role of the community matron: a structured approach to case management

22 May 2019

Nursing Older People

Long-term conditions

The role of the community matron in supporting patients with long-term conditions through holistic case management is well established, as is learning through...

Selection and management of central venous access devices

21 July 2020

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

Vascular access is an important aspect of patient care and management in all areas of healthcare. Safe, efficient and reliable venous access may require a central...

Tracheostomy care: the role of the nurse before, during and after insertion

13 July 2020

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure that involves creating an opening and inserting a tube in the trachea to enable air transit from the external atmosphere to...