Women's Health Nursing
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Sweet’s syndrome is a rare skin condition that is often misdiagnosed and may need long-term management. Patients need to be guided to access accurate information
Some women with type 1 diabetes deliberately omit or reduce insulin dosages to lose weight. This diabulimia may lead to serious heart and neuropathic complications.
There are various options available to treat this common condition, but effective treatment relies on obtaining a thorough patient history.
A pilot campaign used a targeted approach to raise awareness about cancer and increase screening uptake among black and minority ethnic communities.
Use of peripheral venous catheters is common but infection can occur, and prove fatal, if care is not taken to monitor the site and reduce the risk of complications.
“Urgent” action is needed to reduce women’s exposure to cancer-causing chemicals, a charity said.
The Royal College of Midwives has insisted that pregnant women must have the choice of opting out of a breath test for smoking, which is being recommended in new draft clinical standards for antenatal care.
Women who have unintended pregnancies are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression, research suggests.
The UK has failed to make the top 20 in a list of the best places to be a mother - falling behind its neighbours Ireland and other European countries such as Germany and France.
Midwives from across the UK have been urged to use their skills abroad in a bid to curb the number of women who die from preventable complications during pregnancy and childbirth.
It was a television show that drove Angela Gorman to get vital medication to expectant mothers in Africa.
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