Critical Care Nursing
News and practice for critical care nurse specialists
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.
About one-third of patients admitted to an intensive care unit will develop delirium, according to a US study.
Latest research: critical care
Facilitated reflective practice groups are a good way of equipping NHS nurses to deal with increased work pressures. Discover how they work.
The advanced critical care practitioner education programme was developed in response to medical staff shortages and offers nurses a new career pathway.
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Watching some episodes of Melvyn Bragg’s series ‘Reel History’ on BBC television recently about the start of the NHS and the opening of the M1 Motorway, I was reminded of the time I was driven by ambulance on the newly constructed M1 Motorway from London to Birmingham when I was working as a staff nurse at the Bedford General Hospital in 1959.