News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
A new strategy for keeping one jump ahead of seasonal flu could improve vaccine effectiveness, scientists believe.
Latest figures suggest that a record number of NHS nurses are likely to be immunised against influenza this winter.
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Rabies is a lethal infection that is prevalent in many regions worldwide. It can be prevented by vaccination and by prompt post-exposure treatment
Although travelling while pregnant is generally safe, steps should be taken to minimise risks by providing a comprehensive risk assessment before travel
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) must come to terms with having a progressive and incurable disease that will increasingly limit their capacity for physical activity, and is almost certain to cause their death. And the fact that it affects the ability to breathe means they are constantly reminded of this frightening prospect.
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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