Nursing Times – 4: recovery position

Nursing Times – 4: recovery position

This article, the last in a  four-part series describes how to position a patient in the recovery position A side-lying recovery position is recommended when patients are unresponsive but breathing normally, so do not require cardiopulmonary resuscitation (Perkins et...
Nursing Times – 3: paediatric basic life support

Nursing Times – Adult basic life support

  Nurses will be familiar with the procedure for advanced life support, but may be less confident with basic life support skills that are required to manage out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. This article, the first in a four-part series, describes how to assess a...
Corona Virus in Schools

Corona Virus in Schools

There are a number of challenges in order to safely return more children to school. Emma Hammett provides an overview of the latest guidance on infection control, personal protective equipment and CPR for educational settings. Click here to read the piece in...

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