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Managing hay fever during the exam period

Managing hay fever during the exam period Subscription Required

Hay-fever symptoms tend to coincide with school and college examination periods and, if uncontrolled, can have a detrimental effect on students’ results

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Preventing malaria in travellers: an overview Subscription Required

Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.

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Managing allergic rhinitis Subscription Required

The symptoms of allergic rhinitis can be disruptive and distressing. This article outlines their causes and triggers, and the main treatment options.

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Multidimensional leg ulcer assessment Subscription Required

Assessment of leg ulcers is complex and should include examination of the wound and consideration of underlying causes, comorbidities and their psychosocial impact.

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Food allergy in children and young people Subscription Required

A new NICE guideline offers the first evidence-based advice on diagnosing and assessing foodallergies in children

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NICE seeks to reduce patient harm from known drug allergy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance aimed at addressing confusion over the clinical management of people affected by drug allergy.

Breakthrough in search for peanut allergy 'cure'

Children can be protected from the dangerous effects of peanut allergy by slowly building up their tolerance, research has shown.

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Risk adrenalin injector needles 'may become bent'

Around 20 batches of Jext adrenalin injector pens have been recalled after a fault was discovered by the manufacturer.

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Children’s nurse wins charity praise for allergy work

A paediatric nurse involved in a pioneering scheme to recognise and treat allergies in young children as early as possible has won a prestigious national award.

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GPs failing elderly patients: Hunt

GPs failing elderly patients, claims health secretary

A “much better way” is needed for “vulnerable old people to journey through the NHS”, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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We all know how difficult it is trying to perform at work when you have had a disturbed night, from noisy neighbours or just being unable to sleep.

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Clinical Development: A framework for effective communication skills

Clinical Development: A framework for effective communication skills Subscription Required

This article outlines a framework for nurses to further develop their communication skills during interaction with patients. It also shows how to implement this framework in nursing practice.

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'No evidence' that vitamin D protects against colds

There is “no proof vitamin D stops colds,” BBC News has reported, as “scientists say they can find no convincing evidence to show that taking vitamin D supplements will fend off a cold”.

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