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A pathway to enable same-day abscess surgerySubscription
Development of a surgical care pathway for patients with subcutaneous abscesses improved patient care and reduced fasting times and use of acute care beds
Nurses need to understand why patients must be nil by mouth, be familiar with best practice and be able to educate patients in the procedure and the reasons for it
Fasting 'revives immune system'Subscription
Fasting for at least two days regenerates immune systems damaged by ageing or cancer treatment, research has shown.
The 5:2 diet is an increasingly popular diet plan with a flurry of newspaper articles and books being published on it in the run up to Christmas 2012 and in January 2013.
Mr Jones is on the surgical ward following an elective hemicolectomy.
Fasting for 12 hours before a cholesterol test is unnecessary, according to new evidence that contradicts assumptions that a full stomach causes inaccurate test results.
Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good for patients health if it’s done correctly.
Don’t break your fast with a feast or you may put on weight instead of losing it.
During the first six months in a new role as a specialist trauma nurse coordinator in trauma and orthopaedics, I id…
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 18, PAGE NO: 30-31 Alison Lorch RGN, ONC, DMS, is trauma nurse co-ordinator at Carmarthenshire NHS trust