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Emergency assessment bay for cancer patients

01 February 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The annual Quality in Care (QiC) Excellence in Oncology awards recognise the contribution of healthcare professionals, charities and writers to improving UK cancer...

Recognition and management of patients with anaphylaxis

23 May 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially fatal systemic allergic reaction. It requires rapid recognition, treatment and management by health professionals. With their...

Can ambulatory emergency care help to streamline services?

05 November 2014

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article discusses four models of ambulatory emergency care (AEC), a form of clinical care that allows practitioners to assess, diagnose, treat and discharge...

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,...

Diabetic emergencies in adults

28 July 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

In this article the author discusses three diabetic emergencies: diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome and hypoglycaemia, which all require prompt...

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...

Wound closure

01 June 2003

Emergency Nurse

CPD

This article is to provide emergency nurses with a knowledge and understanding of the wound healing process and the appropriate choice of method in wound closure.