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Pulsed ventricular tachycardia: a case study

Max, a 65-year-old gentleman with no prior past medical history, had been admitted to the emergency department as a ‘resus pre-alert’ at the beginning of this admission 1 week previously. Ambulance...

Hypothermia and cold injuries in children and young people

Although often associated with extreme conditions and environments such as during military combat, natural disaster or arctic exploration, hypothermia and cold injuries can also occur in more familiar...

Caring for older people with dementia in the emergency department

Three systematic reviews examined what clinical interventions were effective for older people with dementia or cognitive impairment in EDs and whether ED culture and context had an impact on their...

Emergency nurses' perceptions of their roles and practices during epidemics: a qualitative study

Emergency nurses have a considerable role over the course of an epidemic. The evidence indicates that emergency nurses face an onerous burden at work during these circumstances (Lam et al, 2018). Both...

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