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Emergency first aid for nurses

25 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article provides guidance for nurses on giving first aid in the domestic, pre-hospital and clinical settings. It focuses on resuscitation, cardiac conditions,...

Emergency first aid for nurses

19 October 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides guidance for nurses on giving first aid in the domestic, pre-hospital and clinical settings. It focuses on resuscitation, cardiac conditions,...

Wound management in the A&E department

30 July 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Minor wounds and burns are common presentations to A&E departments and primary care facilities. While the management of such conditions is usually straightforward,...

Illness as a predisposing factor to scalds in children: an exploratory study

01 December 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Aim To explore whether the presence of illness is a predisposing factor to scalds in children aged five years and under. Method A mixed methodology approach was used...

Illness as a predisposing factor to scalds in children: an exploratory study

01 December 2009

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim To explore whether the presence of illness is a predisposing factor to scalds in children aged five years and under. Method A mixed methodology approach was used...

Techniques for acute wound closure

01 February 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of the assessment and management of the common types of acute wound that frequently present to accident and emergency departments,...

First aid training in pre-registration nurse education

27 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to increase awareness of the lack of first aid skills among nurses and midwives. It is intended to appeal to and challenge students and registered...

Distinguishing features of preseptal and orbital cellulitis

01 March 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Emergency nursing

The differential diagnosis between orbital cellulitis and preseptal cellulitis is important as is the need to differentiate between an allergic response or...

Distinguishing features of preseptal and orbital cellulitis

02 March 2010

Paediatric Nursing

General

The differential diagnosis between orbital cellulitis and preseptal cellulitis is important as is the need to differentiate between an allergic response or...

Initial management of patients in an emergency situation

07 October 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Success in first aid is based on the ability to make the most of the resources available and on maintaining the casualty in the best possible condition until...