Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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“Beetroot juice boosts stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient,” according to the Daily Mail.
I have been asked to help measure the apex and radial pulse. What are they and why is it necessary to measure both?Subscription
Nursing practice often involves undertaking procedures about which there is debate or uncertainty. In Practice Question we ask experts to determine how nurses should approach these situations
Stress makes wounds heal slowerSubscription
Stress and anxiety can make it more difficult for wounds to heal, new research has shown.
For the last 25 years, I have been working in the field of wound healing and more recently in lymphoedema.
Adam Derbyshire, BSc (Hons), DNp.District Nurse, De Parys Medical Centre, Bedford Primary Care TrustWound healing is undoubtedly a complex process. For simplicity, however, it is commonly divided into four distinct but overlapping phases:
A guide to regulation of blood gases: Part OneSubscription
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 36, PAGE NO: 46 Liz Allibone, BSc, RGN, is nurse teacher, Nursing Development Nicola Nation BSc, RGN, is senior nurse, Nursing Development; both at Royal Brompton Hospital
A life-threatening side effectSubscription
A nurse-led atrial fibrillation serviceSubscription
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 08, PAGE NO: 34
A Rare Dermatological FindingSubscription
This patient presents with a 20 year history of absent dermoglyphs (fingerprints).
A rare pediatric conditionSubscription