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Continence Nursing

News, practice and discussion forums for continence nurse specialists



Anticholinergics could delay brain injury recovery

10-Aug-2015

Nurses should regularly review medication in brain injury patients to ensure those with anticholinergic effects are used appropriately, according to UK researchers.

Cutting ‘unnecessary’ surgical catheter use also cuts UTIs

27-Jul-2015

Surgical teams have reduced urinary tract infection rate by cutting catheter use in the operating theatre, according to US researchers who say there is a need to change clinical culture in hospitals.

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I recently read the novel Even the Dogs, which is a fascinating insight into the lives of homeless and vulnerable people.

Mid Staffs inquiry calls care failings a 'disaster'

Mid Staffs inquiry calls care failings a 'disaster'

Most of the UK media has reported on the Francis inquiry into significant failures in care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

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