Category list : Diagnosis
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A staff nurse whose husband died of pancreatic cancer seven years ago, has called for the disease to be considered a “cancer emergency” as she gets ready to take on a charity challenge in his memory.
Hospital trusts will need to boost their specialist nurse numbers to enable the introduction of a raft of new high-quality molecular diagnostic tests for all lung cancer patients, a report has warned.
Simple tests by nurses in GP surgeries could potentially double the diagnosis rate of liver disease where patients are not displaying any symptoms, according to UK researchers.
A patient safety alert has been issued by regulators on the risk of harm from the inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter probes in the health service in England.
Giving nurses the tools to rapidly diagnose respiratory illnesses when patients walk into A&E can help ease winter pressures on busy hospitals, researchers say.
A nurse-led, rapid-access pathway for diagnosing pancreatic cancer as early as possible has won the Cancer Nursing category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards
At Aintree University Hospital, advanced nurse practitioners working in the acute medical unit receive training in lumbar puncture and are now training junior doctors
A nurse is urging women to be watchful for signs of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), after beginning an 18-month course of chemotherapy treatment for the condition herself.
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body’s immune response.
A new blood test being developed to diagnose heart attacks could one day be carried out on a simple handheld device, according to researchers.