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People with chronic hepatitis B virus infection need life-long monitoring. This care could be provided by specialist nurses based in GP clinics
Acne vulgaris is a long-term condition that can have lasting physical and psychological effects. Patient education is crucial to improve adherence to treatment
Inherited cardiac conditions are common but often misdiagnosed so it is essential health professionals know the symptoms and when to refer to cardiac experts
Giving patients the opportunity to access their own records online improves relationships with health professionals and gives patients autonomy.
Body temperature is a vital sign and it is important to measure it accurately. This article reviews and compares the various methods available to nurses.
Scientists have developed a new contraceptive for women that protects against HIV as well as unwanted pregnancies.
One in five cases of Type 1 diabetes are diagnosed in the over-40s, new figures suggest, prompting warnings that people may become seriously ill before they realise.
A high-protein diet could be as dangerous as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, a new study has found.
An intelligent avatar that would detect whether people are in pain and alert the emergency services could help the elderly remain independent and in their own homes, say UK researchers.
Campaigns designed to encourage parents to vaccinate their children against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) can backfire, according to research.
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I spent a day last week experiencing the adult student nurse programme at City University in London. The student nurses on that programme will be spending time on placement on the same wards that I trained on 35 years ago.
Diabetes UK’s Professional Conference starts today in Liverpool.Barbara Young, Chief Executive of Diabetes UK, tells Nursing Times why the charity’s foot campaign is still a priority.
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This article debates the evidence surrounding the nursing procedure of administering intramuscular injections