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A programme offering recent migrants screening for tuberculosis in primary care has helped identify people with latent infection, who can thus access treatment and avoid developing active disease
The respiratory rate is an essential observation but is often not recorded. This article, the first in a six-part series looking at the importance of this vital sign, explains why nurses need to measure and record it
In 2018, the Slough ‘asthma bus’ will tour secondary schools in the borough of Slough for the third consecutive year. This initiative won the Respiratory Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Breathing is central to life, as it allows the human body to obtain the energy it needs to sustain itself and its activities. But how does it work?
Severe asthma can be countered by adequate assessment, support and treatment both in primary care and in specialist centres. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
Many nurses lack essential training to manage blocked or dislodged tracheostomy tubes. This article provides information on the care of patients with a tracheostomy