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Nerve agents: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 1

19 February 2019

Emergency Nurse


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

chemical effects

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...

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...