Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the anti-clotting drug dabigatran (Pradaxa) as an option for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Financial pressures are the biggest challenge facing nursing in the NHS at the moment, according to our latest annual survey.
Latest research: emergency nursing
Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis
Forty years after its initial implementation, the Glasgow Coma Scale has been updated to address variations in technique that have developed over time
When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.
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One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.