Critical Care Nursing
News and practice for critical care nurse specialists
Premature babies born in bigger hospitals are more likely to survive than those born in smaller ones, a new UK study suggests.
Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a change in the way trauma patients are cared for, a new review suggests.
Latest research: critical care
Nurses should know the contents of the cardiac arrest trolley, what each item does and how it should be used, and how often equipment should be checked
Patients with tracheostomies are at risk of serious complications. A review of care given to these patients has resulted in a range of recommendations
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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.