Cranial nerve damage
Carol L Cox Professor of nursing and advanced clinical practice, City University and St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
Graham M Boswell Senior lecturer in critical care nursing, City University and St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
Anthony McGrath Senior lecturer in colorectal nursing, City University and St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
Tanya Reynolds Consultant nurse in A&E, Homerton University Hospital and City University, London
Elaine Cole Lecturer in A&E and trauma, Barts and The London NHS Trust and City University, London
CAROL COX and colleagues discuss the examination by emergency nurse practitioners of patients with cranial nerve damage
Emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) are considered integral to multidisciplinary teams working in A&E. The training these nurses receive is underpinned by a medical model so, in relation to practice, there is considerable blurring of professional boundaries between ENPs and doctors (Nolan 1995, Washbourne and Cox 2002).
12, 2, 14-21.
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