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Care bundles: resuscitation of patients with severe sepsis

19 November 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines a nurse-led system to identify patients with severe sepsis outside critical care settings. It also discusses how the Surviving Sepsis...

Acquired brain injury: acute management

26 November 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Acquired brain injury is a non-degenerative brain injury that may affect anyone at any time. Patients with acquired brain injury are often critically ill and this...

Transporting critically ill patients: new opportunities for nurses

17 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines the inter-hospital and intra-hospital transport of critically ill patients in relation to recent guidelines and recommendations for the safe...

Suctioning techniques for the removal of respiratory secretions

12 November 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Suctioning techniques are a necessary nursing intervention to remove respiratory secretions and maintain optimum ventilation and oxygenation in patients who are...

An overview of sedation for adult patients in hospital

08 June 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Sedatives may be administered to patients in the hospital setting to provide comfort and reduce anxiety and pain. A variety of sedative agents can be used depending...

An overview of sedation for adult patients in hospital

02 June 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Sedatives may be administered to patients in the hospital setting to provide comfort and reduce anxiety and pain. A variety of sedative agents can be used depending...