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’Each chapter is broken down into shorter essays, comprehensive notes and references at the end complete an in-depth and well researched book’
Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses Subscription
’The book is aimed at undergraduate students or nurses requiring a refresher of their numeracy skills, but the basic level means it is probably best suited to junior students.
We talk to Vicki Abrahams, a student nurse, currently in her second year.
From Farms to Pharma Subscription
“This book is a rare treasure being applicable to ward nurses, specialist nurses, ward managers and students.”
'I realised that not being able to calculate drugs correctly could be a matter of life or death - literally'Subscription
Why do I find maths so difficult when my peers tend to sail through? Why is my handwriting such a mess? Why does it take me so long to understand? Why am I so dumb?!
A £10m prize has gone on offer to find a solution to the growing issue of bacteria and viruses which are resistant to antibiotics.
A drug derived from sea sponges extends the life of women with an especially aggressive form of breast cancer by almost five months, research has shown.
A body-clock “atlas” mapping the 24-hour activity patterns of thousands of genes has been created by US scientists.
A pill that could help prevent blood clots in people who have suffered heart attacks has been been recommended for use on the NHS by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Treating patients suffering from the deadliest form of skin cancer with a combination of drugs could help extend their lives, research has suggested.