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vrijdag 3 februari 2017

NSAIDs use may increase heart attack risk during flu

NSAIDs use may increase heart attack risk during flu
Widely used pain relievers may increase the risk of cardiac infarction when used during a cold or flu-like illness, according to a new study.
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Government departments forced to defend bursary policy
The revelation that the number of applicants for nursing courses in England has slumped by 23% in a year has forced the government to defend its controversial policy to replace bursaries with loans.
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New nursing associate role developed in 'wrong order'
Concerns have been raised that nursing associates who have been trained at pilot sites will not be qualified to the level required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and could present a risk to patient safety.
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New skin-graft system a 'better fix for chronic wounds'
A recently developed skin-graft harvesting system aids in chronic wound recovery and reduces care costs by accelerating the healing process, a US study has indicated.
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Cancer survivors find telehealth follow-up beneficial
The majority of cancer survivors find the use of telehealth as a way of communicating with nurses and other healthcare professionals to be "positive and worthwhile", according to UK researchers.
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Trust rips up contact after nurses forced to re-clean wards
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust will terminate an estates and facilities contract with Carillion, after nurses were forced to re-clean wards due to poor standards by the company's staff.
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