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Role of the military community mental health nurse

21 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To understand the role and effect of a community mental health nurse (CMHN) deployed to work with military personnel during sea-based operations. Method...

Effects of snake envenomation: a guide for emergency nurses

09 February 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Only one species of venomous snake, the adder, is indigenous to the UK, but many people keep venomous snakes as pets and others travel to places, such as the United...

Lyme disease: recognition and management for emergency nurses

09 August 2018

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Over the past ten years there has been a significant rise in the number of people who present to emergency departments with Lyme disease. Although some patients...

Nerve agents: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 1

19 February 2019

Emergency Nurse

Revalidation

Recent incidents in the UK and the alleged chemical attacks in Syria by the Bashar al-Assad regime have brought the subject of chemical weapons back into the public...

Responding to nerve agent poisoning: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 2

16 April 2019

Emergency Nurse

evidence and practice

The release of chemical agents can cause loss of life and result in major incidents. Chemical agent-related major incidents require a modified response by emergency...

Assessing and managing spider and scorpion envenomation

06 November 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Envenomation by spiders or scorpions is a public health problem in many parts of the world and is not isolated to the tropics and subtropics. Spiders and scorpions...