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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • Eye

    EMDR for post-traumatic stress and other psychological traumaSubscription

    Clinical26 October, 2012

    Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy is effective for people with emotional trauma; here it is explained and its efficacy illustrated with case studies.

  • Insulin

    Reflections on reducing insulin to lose weightSubscription

    Clinical18 October, 2012

    Some women with type 1 diabetes deliberately omit or reduce insulin dosages to lose weight. This diabulimia may lead to serious heart and neuropathic complications.

  • Blood pressure

    Identifying and managing peripheral arterial diseaseSubscription

    Clinical18 October, 2012

    This first in a two-part series on peripheral arterial disease outlines the risk factors, signs and symptoms of this complex condition, as well as how best to manage it. Peripheral arterial disease part 1 of 2.

  • Coffee

    Can drinking coffee make you go blind?

    NHS Choices16 October, 2012

    Switching to decaf could save your sight, claims the Daily Mail.

  • Drugs

    How to ensure patient safety in drug dose calculationSubscription

    Clinical12 October, 2012

    Medicines management is a core nursing skill. This review gives an introduction to and taster of our newly launched online Nursing Times Learning unit on drug calculations.

  • Patient and food

    Using Rapid Spread to improve hospital nutritionSubscription

    Clinical12 October, 2012

    How one foundation trust engaged the multidisciplinary team using Rapid Spread change methodology to improve patient nutrition throughout the organisation.

  • Doctor and child

    Warning over bone cancer diagnosisSubscription

    News8 October, 2012

    A dangerous form of bone cancer is often being misdiagnosed by GPs as growing pains, a charity has warned.

  • Obesity

    Huge rise in gout cases

    NHS Choices6 October, 2012

    ‘Disease of kings’ is on the rise as more people get gout due to rising rates of obesity, according to the Daily Mail.

  • Water in a jug

    Promoting healthy drinking habits in childrenSubscription

    Clinical5 October, 2012

    Fewer than one third of primary school children drink enough fluids, which can affect their cognitive function as well as their physical health.

  • Exercise

    Improving wellbeing with cardiac rehabilitationSubscription

    Clinical28 September, 2012

    Cardiac rehabilitation can improve both physical and psychosocial wellbeing in people with cardiovascular disease - yet fewer than half of patients access it.