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Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

01 April 2002

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to present the paediatric advanced life support (ALS) algorithm and discuss specific aspects of...

Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

27 November 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

The author describes the paediatric advanced life support algorithm and discusses specific aspects of paediatric resuscitation.

Training nurses in trauma management

01 July 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Since major trauma networks were introduced, medical and non-medical staff have been required to undergo trauma training. The recommended training programme is the...

Basic life support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

07 July 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Those who care for people with learning disabilities must be able to manage a choking situation and possibly carry out basic life support. This involves maintaining...

A collaborative and progressive approach to basic life support

02 June 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article discusses how emergency situations occur across a range of lay, community and hospital settings. Healthcare practitioners working in these environments...

A collaborative and progressive approach to basic life support

27 May 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses how emergency situations occur across a range of lay, community and hospital settings. Healthcare practitioners working in these environments...

Open AccessPO15 - PBLS and primary school teachers: survey on training needs in first aid environment

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: School health. Introduction: Only 15% of European cases of CPR are performed by a witness. Prompt interventions can increase the person’s chances of survival....

Avoiding errors when administering injectable phenytoin to a child in status epilepticus

07 February 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Errors often occur in the prescribing, preparing, administering and monitoring of intravenous phenytoin (NHS Improvement 2016). Following two fatal incidents...

How to perform basic life support

09 December 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help practitioners refresh their knowledge of basic life support (BLS) supplementary to annual mandatory training. The...