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woensdag 22 februari 2017

Sepsis risk prediction model 'cuts antibiotic use in newborns'

Sepsis risk prediction model 'cuts antibiotic use in newborns'
A neonatal sepsis risk calculator developed in the US has safely reduced antibiotic use by nearly 50% in newborns, according to researchers.
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Greenwich celebrates second student midwife accolade
Greenwich University midwifery undergraduate Claire Axcell has won a prestigious national award, marking the second year in a row the education provider has taken home the trophy.
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Call for diabetes specialist nurses to drive local change
Specialist nurses are being urged to become local "clinical champions" to help improve services in their area to deliver better care for people with diabetes.
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NICE sets out 'soft signs' that could indicate child abuse
School nurses and other members of the profession coming into contact with children outside of hospitals should look out for "soft signs" that may indicate abuse, according to draft guidance.
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Analysis of NHS 111 impact reveals 'mixed picture'
The NHS 111 telephone service is sending an increasing number and also an increasing proportion of its callers to accident and emergency departments and ambulances, according to a think-tank.
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Innovative treatment 'wards off depression' in elderly
An innovative psychological treatment can help older people who experience lower-severity depression, say UK researchers, adding that it can also prevent more severe depression developing.
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