News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
Researchers have advised caution when prescribing antibiotics to women with asthma during pregnancy, as it may increase the risk of their child going on to develop the condition as well.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending omalizumab (Xolair) as an add-on treatment for severe chronic spontaneous episodes of hives.
Latest research: immunology
Tuberculosis is now a significant public health issue, and nurses need to know its signs and symptoms and which groups at increased risk of infection.
Patients who are critically ill are at greater risk of malnutrition and nurses must be able to accurately assess their nutritional needs to help them recover.
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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