Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
A good night’s sleep has long been recommended to those who have experienced a traumatic event but this could actually be the wrong advice, according to Oxford University researchers.
Three nurses from the North West attending the Royal College of Nursing Congress in Bournemouth have been credited with helping save a man’s life after he collapsed outside their hotel.
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Epidural analgesic is effective in managing acute pain, but failure is relatively common. Nurse administered top-ups of diamorphine can improve the efficacy of epidural.
National guidance recommends that all patients with asthma are offered a personal asthma action plan, created by health professionals in partnership with patients.
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As the election gets closer, all the political parties have worked out that offering the prospect of an improved NHS will be a vote winner.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.