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Accurate diagnosis of right ventricular infarction

03 September 2009

Emergency Nurse


Effective treatment for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is dependent on accurate diagnoses of the site of infarction. Left ventricular myocardial infarction (LVMI)...

Animal and human bites

06 October 2008

Emergency Nurse


Bite wounds caused by humans or animals are a common presentation in emergency departments (EDs) (Grant and Belcher 2000), and experienced emergency nurses will have...

Concussion in sport: the importance of accurate and reliable discharge advice

09 March 2018

Emergency Nurse


Concussion in sport is a common presentation in urgent and emergency care settings, so it is essential that nurses have a full understanding of the condition. Most...

How to use PRICE treatment for soft tissue injuries

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points This article assists nurses to use the acronym PRICE (protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation) to guide...

Acute coronary syndrome: assessment and management

15 March 2017

Nursing Standard


Acute coronary syndrome is a serious condition that requires urgent assessment and management. This article outlines the nature of the condition, and discusses its...