Editor-in-Chief: K. Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN
Jean A. Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN
ISSN: 1931-4485
Online ISSN: 1931-4493
Frequency: 4 issues / year
Editors' Remarks

  Editor Karen Sue Hoyt

 

 Editor Jean A. Proehl

 Editor Karen Sue Hoyt

 

Editor Jean A. Proehl 

Editors' Remarks

   

Dear Colleague,

The Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ) has a newly enhanced online presence! This creates new possibilities for connecting, networking, and discovering information about advanced practice emergency nursing.   In addition to Current Edition Highlights previously provided, we have added the following sections:

·       Online Editor's Suggestions

·       Most Popular

·       Guidelines and Scientific Statements

·       Upcoming Conferences

·       Quick Poll

You can even follow us on Twitter via a link on the page J.

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Tom Trimble, our Online Editor.  Tom was an internet pioneer in emergency nursing having established "Emergency Nursing World !" [http://ENW.org] on July 4, 1996 and the very first emergency nursing discussion list (Em-Nsg-L: The Emergency Nursing List).  He is helping us establish and expand our cyber-presence and we are fortunate to have him on our team.

Now, we would like to hear from you. Do you have suggestions for things you would find useful online? Please let us know and send us any new resources or helpful links you would like added to this site.

Sue and Jean

Online Editor's Suggestions
Online Editor's Suggestions

 "The Trauma Professional's Blog" (RegionsTrauma Pro) is an interesting and useful blog on Tumblr and posts announcements on Twitter [#TraumaPro].

"The Two-Sheet Trauma Trick" is something that I should have put in "Clinical Tips" as I've used it for many years; don't forget to add socks (feet often stick out) and the warm blanket head and neck wrap.

Rapid Noninvasive Rewarming Using a Hubbard Tank provides tips for severe hypothermia.

Their article, New Technology: 3-% Printed Casts For Fractures shows some future potential.

If you are working in Military Medicine; Tactical Combat Casualty Care; your local SWAT team; Urban Search and Rescue; Trauma Care in austere environments or community disasters, or wish to better prepare and understand those possibilities, The Journal of Special Operations Medicine newsletter gives insight. Be sure to check the links and videos at https://www.jsomonline.org/TCCC.html.

             Sincerely,                  Tom Trimble, RN CEN

                   All opinions are solely those of the author.Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal is always looking for authors, articles, and suggestions for topics that inform the work of our specialty and excite the readers. If you have an article or concept to propose, or suggestions and opinions that would help us meet your needs, please use our "Feedback" form to contact the Editors. It's a direct line of communication, and the free registration of your email allows us to respond to your suggestions, and makes the entire website and all other LWW Journals more useable and functional for you.

 

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Clinical Tips from AENJ
# 93 Non-Shocking News

**     “The Sceptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine”, a blog reviewing evidence in EM, reports the work of Dr. Manrique Umaña from Costa Rica regarding “hands-on defibrillation.” 

In short, tests indicate higher leakage currents (testing four types of gloves) to the CPR person than thought, and may be potentially dangerous. 

**    Need rapid securement of your central line? Consider wound glue or staples. (Check policies, product info, and with surgical colleagues to be sure it’s OK.) 

Kerber, R. E. (2012). Editorial. Hands-On Defibrillation—The End of “I'm Clear, You're Clear, We're All Clear”?. Journal of the American Heart Association, 1(5), e005496. 

Neumann, T., Gruenewald, M., Lauenstein, C., Drews, T., Iden, T., & Meybohm, P. (2012). Hands-on defibrillation has the potential to improve the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is safe for rescuers—a preclinical study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 1(5), e001313. 

Abbott, Rick  (2011)  Clear!!! Life in the Fast Lane 

Reid, Cliff (2012) Superglue for CVCs. Resus.me 

Motonaga, G. K., Lee, K. K., & Kirsch, J. R. (2004). The efficacy of the arrow staple device for securing central venous catheters to human skin. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 99(5), 1436-1439. 

Hightowel, D., March, J., Ausband, S., & Brown, L. H. (1996). Comparison of staples vs suturing for securing central venous catheters. Academic Emergency Medicine, 3(12), 1103-1105. 

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Click to download 2013's Collected Tips (#1 - #33)

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