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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses



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NICE backs new drug for preventing potentially fatal blood clots

17-Dec-2014

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 spreadsheets

Survey: State of NHS finances is biggest worry for nursing workforce

10-Dec-2014

Financial pressures are the biggest challenge facing nursing in the NHS at the moment, according to our latest annual survey.

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Is chest pain always an emergency?

Is chest pain always an emergency? Subscription Required

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 on: updating the Glasgow Coma Scale

Forty years on: updating the Glasgow Coma Scale Subscription Required

Forty years after its initial implementation, the Glasgow Coma Scale has been updated to address variations in technique that have developed over time

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Nurses are a lifeline over the festive period

15-Dec-2014

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.

'Worryingly high' hospital death rates reported

NHS hospitals in England are “full to bursting”, says The Daily Telegraph, while The Guardian highlights concerns over “worryingly high” death rates in some hospitals.

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