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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/28494680/end-of-life-care-in-emergency-departments-a-review-of-the-literature
#1
Kayla Gloss
Providing end of life care (EOLC) in emergency departments (EDs) is challenging because of minimal resources, lack of staff education and outdated models of care. Dynamic, chaotic environments like EDs require systematic, clear and concise principles and goals for patient care. Death in EDs is inevitable, therefore staff should be equipped to provide optimal care to this vulnerable patient group. This article reviews the literature on the barriers to providing EOLC in EDs, and makes recommendations for clinical practice and further research...
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494679/first-rib-fracture-treatment-should-focus-on-other-injuries
#2
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Management of patients with fractures of the first rib should focus on identifying and treating associated life-threatening injuries, says a study in Emergency Medicine Journal.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494678/around-the-world
#3
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1. 23rd World Nursing and Healthcare Conference 10-12 July, Berlin, Germany tinyurl.com/worldnursing-berlin.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494676/noticeboard
#4
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Courses, events, grants, and awards to progress your career.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494675/cornstarch-gel-found-to-be-an-alternative-for-ultrasound-use
#5
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Ultrasound images produced using cornstarch-based (known as cornflour in the UK) gel are of similar quality to those using commercial gel, according to a study in Emergency Medicine Journal.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494674/should-nurses-receive-formal-commendations
#6
Mike Parker
On 22 March news broke that an incident had occurred at the Palace of Westminster in London. The Metropolitan Police, London Ambulance Service and the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service responded and, as details emerged, it became clear there had been a terrorist attack.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494673/law-and-ethics-in-nursing-and-healthcare-an-introduction-avery-graham-law-and-ethics-in-nursing-and-healthcare-an-introduction-392pp-%C3%A2-26-99-sage-9781412961745-1412961742-formula-see-text
#7
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The aim of this book, now in its second edition, is to set out the main concepts of law and ethics in healthcare. Its content is up to date, comprehensive and practical, and encourages readers to seek out further resources.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494672/nursing-and-healthcare-research-at-a-glance-glasper-alan-rees-colin-nursing-and-healthcare-research-at-a-glance-224pp-%C3%A2-26-99-wiley-blackwell-9781118778791-1118778790-formula-see-text
#8
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This book could appeal to all levels of nursing researchers, academics, students and anyone trying to rise up the clinical research ladder.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494671/more-ms-nurses-needed-to-reduce-waiting-lists
#9
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New analysis shows the number of emergency department admissions for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) continues to rise, costing the NHS millions.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494670/number-of-children-being-admitted-rises
#10
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Emergency department admissions for babies and young children have risen by almost one third in a decade, a report has found.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494669/bedside-handovers-improve-rapport
#11
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Staff at a hospital emergency assessment unit have introduced bedside nurse handovers to boost interaction with patients.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494668/hands-on-senior-clinicians-could-reduce-demand
#12
Stephanie Jones-Berry
Having senior clinicians on hand to assess emergency department (ED) patients can transform patient demand, according to a new report from the Institute of Healthcare Management.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494667/meet-drew-winner-in-the-child-health-category
#13
Elaine Cole
'My goal as a nurse is to ensure that every child attending our department is given the best care possible. We should treat the families as if they were our own, and I knew we were not good enough at dealing with sepsis.'
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494666/unlocking-the-nmc-code-of-conduct
#14
Erin Dean
A new student resource, Unlocking the Code, aims to help nursing students get to grips with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494665/remote-clinical-decision-making-a-clinician-s-definition
#15
Mike Brady, Kate Northstone
Aims Remote clinical decision-making (RCDM), commonly known as 'telephone triage' or 'hear and treat', describes clinicians' non-face-to-face involvement with patient care, and is an established strategy in UK ambulance services for managing increasing demand. However, there is no suitable definition of RCDM that fully explains the roles undertaken by clinicians in 999 hubs, or for its use as an ambulance quality indicator (AQI). The aim of this study, which is part of a larger evaluation of a new RCDM module in higher education, is to determine how clinicians define RCDM...
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494664/handwashing
#16
Erin Dean
Our clinical update on new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on tackling antimicrobial resistance.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494663/what-is-person-centred-care-and-can-it-be-achieved-in-emergency-departments
#17
Chloe-Jane Kennedy
Contemporary nursing in all disciplines focuses on the concept of person-centred care, and how this improves patients' experiences. This article defines person-centred care, and considers whether it can be upheld in emergency departments, which are facing unprecedented pressures, and in which staff resilience and morale are challenged continually.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494662/make-your-vote-count-at-the-general-election
#18
Jacqueline Price
Before any general election the NHS is an important subject of every manifesto, where each party sets out the aims - some may say promises - that it will follow if it is elected: its 'big sell'.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494661/duty-of-care-has-never-been-more-relevant
#19
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The recent attack on Westminster Bridge in London sparked an immediate response from the emergency services who tried to save the lives of the many people who had been mowed down by a single perpetrator. The emergency teams should be commended for their work during such an extreme and difficult situation.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28494660/young-people-s-changing-demands-for-emergency-services
#20
Christian Duffin
A ten-year study has highlighted some eye-opening statistics concerning children and emergency care: significantly more children are now being admitted for jaundice, acute bronchitis, acute and chronic tonsillitis, and viral infections.
May 12, 2017: Emergency Nurse: the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
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