Issue : August 2007
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This information explains how patients, carers and the public can help to reduce the risk of patients developing infections while in hospital. It is based on guidance the Department of Health (DH) has given to the NHS on preventing patients from developing infections as a result of the care they receive. These infections are called healthcare-associated infections or HCAIs.
Developing an integrated model of care for COPDSubscription
This article reports on a study investigating the proportion of patients presenting to out-of-hours services could be managed by non-medical practitioners
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Lumbar Puncture examinationSubscription
William Blows, PhD, BSc, RMN, RGN, RNT, OStJ Lecturer in applied biological sciences, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, CityUniversity, London.
Medical imaging: ultrasoundSubscription
Alison Coutts, MSc, RGNLecturer in applied biological sciences, St Bartholomew school of nursing and Midwifery, CityUniversity, London.What is it?
The Men’s Health Forum (MHF) has published its government-funded Gender Equity Audit Report as a tool to help the N…
Inspection and palpation of the precordium usually follows the assessment of jugular venous pressure (described la…
Over the past two decades healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) have become a significant threat to patient saf…