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Outcome-focused action plans, measuring compliance and sustained enthusiasm are the keys to tackling healthcare-associated infection, argues Janice Stevens
Consultation to look at new pain benchmarksSubscription
A new Essence of Care benchmark on pain management is to be created, the 12th in the series.
Hypertension going undiagnosed in smokersSubscription
Hypertension is diagnosed less often in people who smoke, despite them being at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease, latest research suggests.
New non-invasive urine test for chlamydiaSubscription
University of Cambridge researchers have developed a new urine test to diagnose chlamydia infection in men.
Exploring dance as a therapy for symptoms and social interaction in a dementia care unitSubscription
This pilot study examined whether Wu Tao dance therapy improved symptoms of agitation and interaction between staff and clients in a dementia care facility
The predicted rise in cases of dementia means all nurses working with adult patients in acute care must develop skills in caring for people with the condition, argues Liz Lees
Exploring some simple solutions to overcome mealtime difficulties and improve nutrition in people with dementia by increasing their interest in food
Universal screening for domestic violence in healthcare settings provides only modest benefits to women, say Canadian researchers.
Men with angina are twice as likely to have a heart attack, and almost three times as likely to have a heart-disease related death, than women with the same condition, say UK researchers.
Middle aged women who are optimistic are less likely to develop heart disease or die from any cause compared to pessimistic women of the same age, latest study results suggest.