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Nursing Older People

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Short bursts of exercise 'boosts health' in older people, study claims

Short bursts of exercise 'boosts health' in older people


Pensioners can dramatically boost their health by doing just one minute of intense exercise twice a week, according to a new study.

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Mid-life changes 'can boost health'

Encourage patients to make mid-life health changes, says NICE


Health workers should “take advantage” of significant life events among the middle-aged to get them to be healthier, new NHS guidance suggests.

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Stockings or bandages for leg-ulcer compression?

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The efficacy of four-layer compression bandaging, seen as the gold standard treatment for venous leg ulcers, was compared with that of two-layer compression stockings

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Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.

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