Critical Care Nursing
News and practice for critical care nurse specialists
British scientists have launched a pioneering trial to see whether gene therapy can potentially replace heart transplants.
Premature babies born in bigger hospitals are more likely to survive than those born in smaller ones, a new UK study suggests.
Latest research: critical care
Patients needing blood transfusions should be told about risks and benefits of the procedure so they can give informed consent before it is undertaken
A strategy using concentric circles can help team leaders to maintain situational awareness when they are dealing with and overseeing to a clinical incident
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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.