Pre-hospital care delivery
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Pre-hospital care delivery

Tim Kilner Lecturer in Nursing, University of Birmingham. Member of the West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Team (CARE)

In the second of three articles, Tim Kilner examines assessment and care in pre-hospital patient management

Few nurses would undertake an expansion of an existing role, for example endotracheal intubation, without additional training and assessment. Yet many become involved in the delivery of pre-hospital care equipped only with existing hospital based skills (1).

Emergency Nurse. 4, 1, 16-18. doi: 10.7748/en.4.1.16.s5

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