Critical Care Nursing
News and practice for critical care nurse specialists
A US study has shown dramatic stress reduction among intensive care nurses after teaching them on-the-spot relaxation techniques, claim researchers.
Half of all patients who survive a cardiac arrest experience problems with cognitive functions such as memory and attention, according to Swedish researchers.
Latest research: critical care
Many managers in the NHS come from a business rather than clinical background. A Scottish study examined frontline nurses’ perceptions of general managers.
How an acute London trust set about designing a programme for managing carbapenemase-producing organisms using a point-prevalence study.
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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.