Issue : 10 April 2012
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Ever wanted to know how you can change healthcare for the better? Want to learn how to take a project from concept to execution? Need to boost your self-confidence in developing innovative approaches to your work?
The topical issue of the moment: is night discharge really a big problem or are the statistics sensationally skewed? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine
Homeland features Claire Danes as a CIA agent who hides bipolar disorder from her colleagues and receives treatment from her psychiatrist sister.
Even though my practical skills exam was over a year ago I find myself still traumatized by the memory of it, and I am sure I am not alone.
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'Hearing voices' common in fifth of adolescentsSubscription
Auditory hallucinations, or “hearing voices”, can affect up to a fifth of children between the ages of 11 and 13, according to research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.
The drug sitagliptin (Januvia) has been authorised by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for use in type 2 diabetes patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
Adding caffeine, at a dose equivalent to a mug of coffee to a standard dose of common analgesics, increases the number of people with acute pain who will experience a good level of pain relief, according to a Cochrane review by Oxford University.
NPSA issues nasogastric flushing warning Subscription
The National Patient Safety Agency has repeated a warning on the risk of harm posed by flushing nasogastric tubes before confirmation of placement.
Scientists have warned that staff who regularly work shifts may be more susceptible to diabetes and obesity if they do not have enough sleep at the right time of the day.