News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
A woman from Kent has praised nurses at a minor injuries unit for their quick reactions after she was stung by a hornet and went into anaphylactic shock.
Nurses will be helping deliver a new vaccination programme aimed at teenagers from today in England, Wales and Scotland.
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A harm reduction service for users of intravenous drugs run by mental health nurses developed into wider healthcare services for this vulnerable group.
Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.
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“Men with hay fever are more likely to have prostate cancer – but those with asthma are more likely to survive it,” the Daily Mirror reports.
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When Jan’s Mum became unwell she was shocked not only by how little understanding medical professionals had of the disease, but how little they appeared to want to learn