Issue : 16 June 2008
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What did the media report?
Severe abnormalities in ECG signatures are independent predictors of sudden death among myotonic dystrophy patients, a study has shown.
Useful documents for the assessment of food and fluid intake in bowel care.
Blog: Does Darzi have all the answers?Subscription
'I'm beginning to feel a touch cynical, as if I am no longer able to get excited by yet another community-flavoured document with the Department of Health logo upon its glossy cover'
Blog: Searching for a mentorSubscription
Liz Darlison talks about day 2 of the Cancer Leadership Programme
Breast cancer treatment could take a major step forward with the development of technology that combines two key imaging techniques, say US researchers.
Consent to treatment and mental capacitySubscription
Nurses frequently express concern about consent required for bowel procedures and training required before procedures for digital rectal examination and digital removal of faeces. This section addresses these issues.
Constipation is an unpleasant and often distressing symptom that can happen to anyone at any time.
Clinical staff benefit from a debrief after being involved in a failed paediatric resuscitation, according to UK researchers.
Resources for developing your own courses, pathways and services for bowel care