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Mallet finger injuries: the signs, symptoms, diagnosis and management

10 March 2020

Emergency Nurse

Minor injuries

Patients commonly present to UK emergency departments with injuries to the tips of their fingers. Mallet finger is one of the most common injuries, resulting from an...

Charcot’s foot: a clinical update for emergency nurses

07 April 2020

Emergency Nurse

diabetes mellitus

Charcot neuropathy osteoarthropathy, known as Charcot’s foot, is a condition of the foot most frequently related to diabetes mellitus. It is associated with a high...

Assessment and treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the emergency department

04 February 2020

Emergency Nurse

communicable diseases

Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in more than 70 countries worldwide. It is a non-fatal disease caused by the Leishmania parasite that is transmitted to humans via...