Oxpentifylline: an advance in the treatment of frostbite
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Oxpentifylline: an advance in the treatment of frostbite

Fey Probst Consultant in emergency medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Nigel Cox Emergency nurse practitioners, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Michael Anderson Emergency nurse practitioners, Charing Cross Hospital, London

Emergency nurse practitioners can treat cold induced injuries using a treatment licensed for periferal vascular disease, say FEY PROBST, NIGEL COX and MICHAEL ANDERSON

Staff working in London teaching hospitals rarely see cases of cold induced injuries in men who are young and fit. At Charing Cross Hospital however, several such injuries presented in one month. All were initially seen by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs).

Emergency Nurse. 11, 8, 22-23. doi: 10.7748/en2003.12.11.8.22.c1138

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