Category list : Medicines management
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This article, the first in a two-part series, offers a comprehensive overview of hip fracture and how to prevent it. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
This article provides an overview of malignant hypercalcaemia, its aetiology, relationship with cancer, prognosis, symptoms and treatment. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
The Nurses Guide To Mental Health MedicinesSubscription
’A guide suitable for all professional academic students and qualified professionals such as nurses’
Part 2 of this two-part series on injection techniques describes the evidence base and procedure for administering a subcutaneous injection
Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal
Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - 3rd editionSubscription
’This is an excellent tool to enable staff to undertake risk assessments – although written for nursing staff working in the US this is equally relevant for oncology nurses in the UK.’
Why Mothers’ Medication MattersSubscription
’The author raises some valuable points regarding how breastfeeding is viewed by both the greater medical field and society.’
A raft of changes to pre-registration nurse education, student assessment and prescribing have been approved, following a “historic decision” by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
’It is well written and structured systematically and clearly, perhaps a few detailed and colourful illustrations would assist however it reads easily and was informative.’
In 2018, the Slough ‘asthma bus’ will tour secondary schools in the borough of Slough for the third consecutive year. This initiative won the Respiratory Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards