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Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830626/delayed-discharge
#1
Daniel Allen
Essential facts Delays in discharging older people from hospital cost the NHS £820 million a year, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830625/substance-misuse
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This literature review concerned the end of life care needs of patients with drug and alcohol addiction, particularly in the UK, and to identify existing good practice guidance. Three themes emerged: » The need to improve recognition of substance misuse in patients receiving palliative care, and to meet the challenges palliative care teams face when caring for patients who have current or past opiate, benzodiazepine or alcohol addictions. » A lack of UK literature addressing the end of life care needs of patients with drug and alcohol addiction...
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830624/environmental-cleaning
#3
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This article explores the effect of education on environmental cleaning based on adenosine triphosphate (ATP) readings in patient care areas of a community hospital. Over two months, an infection control practitioner monitored ATP readings in patient care areas, at any time, and regardless of the time of the previous disinfection.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830623/close-to-the-tipping-point
#4
Nick Evans
Rising attendances at emergency departments (EDs), lengthening waiting times and increasing numbers of admissions are well documented.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830622/value-of-networking
#5
Roisin Devlin
When you go to a conference you look forward to finding nuggets of brilliance to squirrel away to your workplace. Highlighter pen poised, you scan conference programmes for presentations to enhance your practice. But conference programmes cannot indicate what you gain by talking to people.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830621/from-twitter
#6
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Nurses on Twitter.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830620/time-to-take-matters-into-your-own-hands
#7
Amanda Burston
Despite planning and public well-being campaigns, the health of the population continues to deteriorate due to lifestyle-related conditions such as diabetes, obesity, smoking-related bronchitis, and alcohol and drug misuse.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830619/the-ophthalmic-study-guide-field-dorothy-and-forbes-marina-the-ophthalmic-study-guide-272pp-%C3%A2-45-m-k-publishing-9781905539642-1905539649-formula-see-text
#8
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Now in its second edition, this excellent book promotes knowledge of ophthalmic systems and common conditions experienced by many patients, in all areas of nursing.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830618/meningitis-know-the-symptoms
#9
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This app is intended to be a reference resource for the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830617/a-practical-guide-to-forensic-nursing-amar-angela-f-and-sekula-l-kathleen-a-practical-guide-to-forensic-nursing-392pp-%C3%A2-38-85-sigma-theta-tau-international-kindle-edition-9781940446349-1940446341-formula-see-text
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This fascinating publication describes in depth the roles and responsibilities of forensic nurses in the US, who are often involved in the scientific investigation of violent and sexual crimes. However, these duties differ from those of nurses in forensic or secure settings in the UK, who work primarily with offenders who have mental health problems and who are in hospital, prison or police cells.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830616/standards-of-evidence-for-emergency-nurses
#11
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Many people who attend emergency departments and urgent care centres are vulnerable adults or children, or may have been involved in road traffic incidents. In these cases, emergency nurses must safeguard evidence that could prove useful in the elimination, identification and prosecution of suspects. They must ensure that such evidence is retained, transferred and stored so that it does not deteriorate.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830615/staff-can-help-stop-modern-slavery
#12
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Nurses are being urged to help join in the fight against so-called modern slavery in an NHS awareness-raising campaig.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830614/we-need-nationally-agreed-patient-group-directives
#13
Robert Shelswell
For years, paramedics have been able to administer a list of more than 30 drugs to ensure that patients receive appropriate and timely treatment. But for emergency care nurses (ECNs), patient group directives vary according to the organisation in which they practise.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830613/board-game-devised-to-boost-nurses-knowledge
#14
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An educational board game has been launched to help nurses and other health professionals boost their knowledge of how to care for emergency burn patients.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830612/trauma-centre-raises-chance-of-survival-by-63
#15
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More patients survive life-threatening injuries in the south of England thanks to the work of a regional trauma network.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830611/news-in-brief
#16
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A roundup of the latest nursing news.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830610/cognitive-behaviour-therapy-with-patients-for-whom-english-is-a-second-language
#17
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'Therapists or clinicians need to be creative and flexible when working with patients for whom English is a second language, but they do not necessarily need to have the ability to speak the patient's first language'.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830609/noticeboard
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Courses, events, grants, and awards to progress your career.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830608/pregnancy-loss-and-the-death-of-a-baby
#19
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'More than 100 babies die every week in the UK, just before, during or after birth. More than 1,500 babies a year die in the first four weeks of life, many from congenital abnormalities or after being born prematurely. The death of a baby has a profound and lasting impact on parents and the wider family'.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830607/identifying-domestic-abuse
#20
Kelly Robson
I spent my final year of nurse training on a management placement in a large emergency department (ED) because I had decided to base my dissertation on a review of literature about the difficulty nurses had identifying domestic abuse.
November 10, 2016: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
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