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Issue : 20 July 2010

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  • Bereaved family members may want some form of spiritual or religious support

    After death 2: exploring the procedures for laying out and preparing the body for viewingSubscription

    Clinical16 July, 2010

    Last offices must be performed with dignity and respect. Nurses are uniquely placed to have awareness of the wishes of patients and their grieving families

  • Angina linked to coronary heart disease

    Angina linked to coronary heart diseaseSubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    Women with the most serious form of angina – CCS Class IV – are significantly more likely to develop severe coronary artery disease than men with angina.

  • Anne Milton

    Anne Milton: a letter to Nursing Times readersSubscription

    Opinion20 July, 2010

    We want nurses to be free to spend more time caring for their patients on their wards and in the community, rather than being stuck in offices overloaded with paperwork.

  • Children advised on mobile phone safety

    Children advised on mobile phone safetySubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    The Welsh Assembly has issued health advice on mobile phones for school children, which recommends using texts instead of making calls.

  • Chief nursing officer for England Christine Beasley

    CNO tells nurses to carve out a role in GP-led NHSSubscription

    News20 July, 2010

    The GP led groups set to take over the bulk of NHS decision making must be monitored for how well they are involving nurses - but it will also be up to the profession to make its voice heard, the chief nursing officer for England has told Nursing Times.

  • Gastrostomies are used to provide long term feeding

    Detecting problems after gastrostomySubscription

    Clinical19 July, 2010

    An NPSA Rapid Response Report outlines how to ensure that complications occurring after gastrostomy are detected and responded to without delay

  • Recall of intravenous Sodium Fusidate 500mg

    Drug recalled after contamination with glass particlesSubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    LEO Laboratories is recalling all remaining stock of Sodium Fusidate 500mg for intravenous infusion from selected batches because of contamination with glass particles in a small number of vials, the MHRA has said.

  • First guidlines for managing lung disease released

    Lung disease management guidance releasedSubscription

    News18 July, 2010

    UK guidelines have been issued on how to manage non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, a condition involving excess mucus and inflammation in the lungs, for the first time.

  • New guidelines for meningitis treatment

    Meningitis treatment guidelines publishedSubscription

    News16 July, 2010

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has published guidelines for the management and treatment of bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s.

  • pavel

    'My A&E placement is the best I've ever had'Subscription

    Opinion21 May, 2012

    I am very busy at the moment with my final placement. 

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