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Issue : 22 January 2008

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    Reduced rates of surgical site infectionSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Health Protection Scotland and the Scottish Surveillance of HAI programme has highlighted four NHS boards that have significantly reduced rates of surgical site infection within four categories of surgery.

  • Competency training is vital for safe practiceSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Looking back over 2007, many articles published in the nursing press concluded that nurses needed to make sure that they maintained their competencies to ensure safe practice.

  • Competency training is vital for safe practiceSubscription

    Clinical23 January, 2008

    Looking back over 2007, many articles published in the nursing press concluded that nurses needed to make sure that they maintained their competencies to ensure safe practice.

  • Using honey to inhibit wound pathogensSubscription

    Clinical23 January, 2008

    Abstract Cooper, R. (2008) Using honey to inhibit wound pathogens.

  • Using honey to inhibit wound pathogensSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Abstract Cooper, R. (2008) Using honey to inhibit wound pathogens.

  • The burden of chronic wounds in the UKSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Abstract Posnett, J., Franks, P.J, (2008) The burden of chronic wounds in the UK.Nursing Times; 104: 3, 44–45.This article discusses the costs of chronic wound management and the impact on patients and the healthcare system.

  • The burden of chronic wounds in the UKSubscription

    Clinical23 January, 2008

    Abstract Posnett, J., Franks, P.J, (2008) The burden of chronic wounds in the UK. Nursing Times; 104: 3, 44–45.This article discusses the costs of chronic wound management and the impact on patients and the healthcare system.

  • Footwear and offloading for patients with diabetesSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Abstract Coles, S. (2008) Footwear and offloading for patients with diabetes.

  • Footwear and offloading for patients with diabetesSubscription

    Clinical23 January, 2008

    Abstract Coles, S. (2008) Footwear and offloading for patients with diabetes.

  • NPSA warns paraffin-based products are fire riskSubscription

    Focus23 January, 2008

    Paraffin-based skin products are a potential fire risk the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has warned, following a reported death.

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