Category list : Alcohol
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Hospital admissions due to alcohol are at their highest ever levels having increased more than 60% in the past 10 years, show new figures.
The Mindful way, Alcohol RecoverySubscription
’A book about how to manage the addiction and the life style of alcoholism’
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.
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.
‘Am I drinking too much?’Subscription
Can you advise this student nurse?
Drug Dealer, MDSubscription
’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 for cancer survivorsSubscription
’This “impeccably researched and reassuring book” should be read by everybody touched by cancer either on a professional or personal basis’
A patient is a member of a familySubscription
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
Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription
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.
RCN warns of ‘profound public health challenges’Subscription
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.