Issue : June 2007
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The focus of continence care should be assessment and treatment rather than containment; a health professional who …
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Resources to help smokers quitSubscription
Jennifer Percival RN, RM, RHV, FETC is tobacco policy advisor at the Royal College of Nursing.
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VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38Research has shown that structured allergy training for primary care health professionals improves the quality of life of patients with perennial rhinitis.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38There is a sixfold difference between PCTs with the lowest and highest number of emergency hospital admissions for asthma, according to a report from Asthma UK.
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A section on smoking cessation with useful resources for healthcare professionals has been launched on nursingtimes.net. Click here to visit the site. The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists is to hold its 10th anniversary conference on 16-17 November 2007 at the University of Warwick. For further information email email@example.com.Asthma UK's adventure holidays for children and young ...
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 39Denise Williams, MSc, BA, RGN, is respiratory nurse consultant, Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust; Linda Johns, BSc, RGN, is respiratory nurse specialist, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool.Williams, D. (2007) Guidelines for patients with end-stage non-malignant lung disease. Nursing Times; 103: 24, 39-41. Denise Williams and Linda Johns discuss palliative care provision for patients with end-stage non-malignant lung disease.
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VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 42Monica FletcherMSc, BSc, is chief executive, Education for Health, WarwickThe Association for Respiratory Nurse Specialists has raised concerns about the loss of specialist posts. Monica Fletcher outlines the important role nurses play in managing respiratory disease in primary care