Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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‘Attack matron with a scalpel? Unthinkable’Subscription
As a student nurse Linda Jane McLean panicked when she was asked by matron to lance her boil
A life less angry?Subscription
Kingston University has been working on a hospital scheme to reduce London’s gang and knife crime
Q I have heard that ventilations are no longer important in resuscitation – is this true?
Stress makes wounds heal slowerSubscription
Stress and anxiety can make it more difficult for wounds to heal, new research has shown.
#NTtwitchat live debate: are UK A&E departments at breaking point? VideoSubscription
Did you miss yesterday’s #NTtwitchat on A&E overcrowding? Read it again
The Royal College of Nursing has warned of a “dangerous blind spot” that has been created surrounding the scale of assaults on health service staff.
An educational board game aimed at supporting training in emergency burn care for frontline healthcare professionals will be launched this week.
The NHS will decide this year whether to introduce “drunk tanks” across the country to take the pressure off accident and emergency departments at busy times of year.
Young women misuse the morning-after pill on a regular basis, wrongly thinking they are protected – with possible short and long-term risks, says Maria Gough
A simple clinical assessment by experienced nurses is “superior” to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department, according to Danish researchers.