Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
Lunar cycles do not influence the timing of births or hospital admissions, despite the presence of a full moon being a common refrain when things appear more hectic than usual, say US researchers.
A nurse has been convicted of a series of rape and sex offences while working in the accident and emergency department at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
Latest research: emergency nursing
A survey of staff in an emergency department unit explored whether they had the knowledge to recognise and manage patients presenting with tuberculosis.
An asthma patient passport could enable patients with severe asthma to get the right treatment when they present in accident and emergency with exacerbations
It seems the tide may be turning on the way older people are treated in the NHS, with the need to develop and improve this important area of care at last being acknowledged and acted on. There were two announcements this week that gave me hope that change is coming.
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There is one of those memes doing the rounds on social media; you know, a picture with words to give a message.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.