Nursing Long Term Conditions
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Non-invasive ventilation can be extremely effective in treating acute type 2 respiratory failure in patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Preventing hospital admissions and improving quality of life are key priorities for those working with people with severe and enduring eating disorders
Mental health rehabilitation services have been available for over 50 years but there is a lack of robust evidence to support their effectiveness
Integrating Buteyko technique into respiratory care can promote patient autonomy and reduce the need for drugs
The British Heart Foundation ran a pilot to improve care pathways for patients with long-term arrhythmias by giving them access to a dedicated care coordinator
A redefinition of severe asthma and recommendations on how to treat it will be published in new guidelines this week.
The standard of diabetes healthcare in England hinges on a postcode lottery that is fuelling a “major health crisis”, according to a charity’s new report.
Patients with diabetes are being advised to check if they have certain lot numbers of a specific type of blood glucose test strip that has been affected by a manufacturing fault.
People who take vitamin D supplements in the belief that they protect against heart disease and cancer may be wasting their time, a study suggests.
A coalition of organisations has published guidance intended to help prevent diabetes-related admissions in the health service.
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