Category list : Patient concordance
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A US nurse who was arrested for refusing to allow a police officer to draw blood from an unconscious patient has reached a $500,000 (£375,000) compensation settlement.
A systematic review investigated surgical patients’ preference for and adherence to knee-length and thigh-length graduated compression stockings, used to prevent deep vein thrombosis
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The big question: would you feel comfortable saying sorry to a patient for a medical blunder?Subscription
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A design student has invented a new type of oral syringe to make loading and administrating medications easier, especially for older patients.
Participation in cardiac rehabilitation depends on a number of factors, including age, sex and socioeconomic group, and patients’ beliefs about such programmes
Cardiac rehabilitation aids recovery, so the reasons why people do and do not attend should be understood. A study found that such services should be more flexible
‘I hate the idea of restraining patients’Subscription
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Are your blood pressure measurements accurate?Subscription
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What does consent mean in clinical practice?Subscription
Regardless of their own views, health professionals must respect patients’ decisions to consent to or decline interventions and ensure they are informed of the consequences