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Chest drainage

09 July 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

As an intensive care nurse with experience of caring for critically ill patients in the UK and on deployed operations overseas, I found the CPD article useful in...

How do you recognise a veteran?

25 March 2015

Nursing Standard

Reflections

Veterans’ health care is by no means a new area. Priority treatment for servicemen and women who have left the armed forces and whose injuries were sustained in...

Managing a major incident in the critical care unit

02 April 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article analyses recent major incidents using a standardised structured approach and is relevant to nurses working in the critical care unit. Information on...

Try the military way

19 March 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

This year is a big year for military nursing. Not only does 2014 mark the centenary of the outbreak of the first world war, it is also 70 years since D-Day, the...

Student life - Off on a placement in Zambia

30 August 2017

Nursing Standard

Students

Recent outbreaks of disease, including Ebola, Zika and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, have shown the need for a collaborative and co-ordinated response to global...

A force for the good

17 December 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

From the pioneering work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole in the Crimean War, to the uniformed nurses who have provided trauma care to all those injured on...

Nurse education in the British armed forces

15 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Defence nurses form the largest registered specialty in the UK defence medical services. Once qualified, defence nurses maintain and develop their nursing and...

Sepsis care: getting it right every time

14 September 2016

Nursing Standard

Feature

In the UK, there are an estimated 150,000 cases of sepsis per year, resulting in 44,000 deaths. This equates to more deaths than from bowel, breast and prostate...