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Emergency Care

Emergency care practitioners work in a variety of settings and provide emergency, urgent or unscheduled care. Use this guide to find information resources about emergency care including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 23/03/2017

Key Resources

Design Council (2011) Reducing violence and aggression in A&E: through a better experience, London: Design Council.
Miller J at al. (2012) Improving the patient journey within a minor injuries unit, London: Foundation of Nursing Studies.
NHS Choices The NHS in England - The Keogh urgent and emergency care review
Phung V  et al. (2015) Ethnicity and prehospital emergency care provided by ambulance services: a Race Equality Foundation  briefing paper, London: Race Equality Foundation.
Royal College of General Practitioners (2011) Urgent and emergency care clinical audit toolkit, London: RCGP.
We would like to thank the RCN Emergency Care member community for their input into the development of this subject guide

Books

Beed M, Sherman R, Mahajan R, 2013, Emergencies in critical care: a concise guide to the practical management of core emergencies. Beed M, Sherman R and Mahajan R (2013) Emergencies in critical care: a concise guide to the practical management of core medical emergencies, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Buettner J, 2013, Fast facts for the ER nurse: emergency room orientation in a nutshell. Buettner J (2013) Fast facts for the ER nurse: emergency room orientation in a nutshell, New York: Springer.
Dolan B and Holt L (2013) Accident and emergency: theory into practice (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall. Dolan B and Holt L (2013) Accident and emergency: theory into practice (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall.
Goyal D and Mattu A, 2012, Urgent care emergencies: avoiding the pitfalls and improving the outcomes. Goyal D and Mattu A (2012) Urgent care emergencies: avoiding the pitfalls and improving the outcomes, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Jandial R and Jandial D, 2014, Code blue: bedside procedures and critical information. Jandial R and Jandial D (2014) Code blue: bedside procedures and critical information, Boca Raton: CRC Press.
Nixon V, 2013, Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care. Nixon V (2013) Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Nutbeam T and Boylan M, 2013, ABC of prehospital emergency medicine. Nutbeam T and Boylan M (2013) ABC of prehospital emergency medicine, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Peate I and Dutton H, 2012, Acute nursing care: recognising and responding to medical emergencies. Peate I and Dutton H (2012) Acute nursing care: recognising and responding to medical emergencies, Harlow: Pearson.
Soar J, Perkins G and Nolan J, 2013, ABC of resuscitation Soar J, Perkins G and Nolan J (2013) ABC of resuscitation, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Williamson T, 2014, Care bundles in emergency medicine. Williamson T (2014) Care bundles in emergency medicine, London: Radcliffe.
Wyatt J, 2012, Oxford handbook of emergency medicine. Wyatt J (2012) Oxford handbook of emergency medicine, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Pete Folly

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