Issue : 24 November 2008
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Evidence-based practice in A&E asthma managementSubscription
Psychological effects of chronic lung diseaseSubscription
AuthorsCarol Kelly, RGN, MA, BSc, is senior lecturer; Dave Lynes, PhD, RGN, is academic lead/head of academic services; both at Edge Hill University, Lancashire/Respiratory Education UK, Liverpool.
How to use Pressurised metered dose inhalersSubscription
AuthorKaren Heslop, MSc, PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, BSc, is respiratory nurse consultant, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne
First guidance on emergency oxygenSubscription
Anne Riches looks at the new British Thoracic Society’s recommendations for this therapy
Living with chronic lung disease can have many effects on patients, their carers and families.
Low uptake of the MMR vaccine has caused a 6% increase in cases of measles and prompted a warning of an epidemic from the HPA (Health Protection Agency).
A national screening programme for Down’s syndrome halved the number of babies born with the condition, according to an evaluation study.
Black and minority ethnic (BME) patients are more likely to be admitted to a mental health hospital, according to a census.
Nursing in the USASubscription
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Doctors and dentists are reporting more needlestick and sharps injuries than nurses for the first time, according to the Health Protection Agency (HPA).