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Haematology Nursing

News and practice for haematology nurse specialists



NICE backs drug for rare life-threatening blood disorder

NICE backs drug for rare life-threatening blood disorder

28-Jan-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended eculizumab (Soliris) for treating a rare life-threatening blood disorder called atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS).

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NICE backs new drug for preventing potentially fatal blood clots

17-Dec-2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the anti-clotting drug dabigatran (Pradaxa) as an option for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

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Timing of antibiotic administration is vital to achieve effective blood levels

How a patient perspective improved IV therapy Subscription Required

An expert cystic fibrosis patient questioned the timing of his drug administration, which led him to propose a new, more effective schedule for the entire ward.

Nurses are key to platelet therapy trials

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Nurses are taking increasingly complex and central roles in clinical research - they are coordinating trials centrally, recruiting participants, and collecting and sharing data.

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'Let's realise the potential of our practice nurses'

25-May-2015

I wonder if anyone was surprised by the recent news that a group of GP practices have been placed into special measures.

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Media hypes molecular blood pressure regulation discovery

Media hypes molecular blood pressure regulation discovery

The Mail Online hails a “breakthrough in treating high blood pressure”, saying scientists have discovered how the body regulates it, which could “slash risk of heart attacks and stroke”.

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