News and practice for haematology nurse specialists
A senior figure in health protection has spoken of the “unacceptable” rate of treatment for hepatitis C in the UK, as new figures were released showing deaths from the infection have more than quadrupled since the mid 1990s.
One in every 3,000 blood donors in England could be infected with hepatitis E, new figures suggest.
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Hypertension is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure; accurate blood pressure measurement is essential for correct diagnosis
Neonates with suspected early-onset sepsis are often treated aggressively with antibiotics before infection is confirmed. NICE has recommended a gentler approach
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Anaemia is often overlooked as its symptoms – shortness of breath, palpitations, headache and dizziness, for example – can be put down to a range of other conditions.