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Category list : Alcohol

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  • busy pub alcohol drinking

    Spike in alcohol-related admissions though fewer drinkersSubscription

    News4 May, 2017

    Hospital admissions due to alcohol are at their highest ever levels having increased more than 60% in the past 10 years, show new figures.

  • alcohol recovery

    The Mindful way, Alcohol RecoverySubscription

    Book review24 April, 2017

    ’A book about how to manage the addiction and the life style of alcoholism’

  • Aarhus University Hospital

    Danish nurses break rules to grant patient's final wishSubscription

    News13 April, 2017

    A request by nurses at a Danish hospital to break the rules and allow a terminally ill patient to have a glass of white wine and a cigarette have become a social media sensation.

  • Alcohol during pregnancy

    British women ‘most likely to drink while pregnant’Subscription

    News11 April, 2017

    The proportion of women in Europe who drink alcohol when they know they are pregnant is highest in the UK and lowest in Norway, according to researchers.

  • Man and woman drinking alcohol

    ‘Am I drinking too much?’Subscription

    Features7 April, 2017

    Can you advise this student nurse?

  • drug dealer

    Drug Dealer, MDSubscription

    Book review5 April, 2017

    ’I found myself drawing experiences of patients I have met throughout my career in healthcare and how “addicts” as we categorise them, adopt the same behavioural characteristics’

  • the holistic guide

    The holistic guide for cancer survivorsSubscription

    Book review21 March, 2017

    ’This “impeccably researched and reassuring book” should be read by everybody touched by cancer either on a professional or personal basis’

  • Each person is a member of a family, which means that families play an integral part in maintaining an individual’s health.

    A patient is a member of a familySubscription

    Opinion7 February, 2017

    We talk about a holistic approach to care but often fail to provide comfort and support to the people that matter the most to patients; their families

  • alcohol

    Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription

    News19 December, 2016

    Patients judged to be drinking too much, based on units consumed per week, should be sent for scans to detect early liver disease, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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    RCN warns of ‘profound public health challenges’Subscription

    News15 December, 2016

    The Royal College of Nursing has warned of a “stark” need to tackle increasing obesity levels, especially in deprived areas, following the publication of new national data.

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