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zaterdag 9 september 2017

Nursing home workers 'often failing to change gloves'

Nursing home workers 'often failing to change gloves'
Failure to change gloves is common among nursing assistants and may be a significant cause of the spread of dangerous pathogens in nursing homes and similar settings, according to a US study.
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CBT by nurses 'could cut service use by anxious patients'
A form of psychotherapy that can be delivered by nurses helps patients overcome health anxiety and could prevent thousands of unnecessary trips to GP surgeries and hospitals, a trial has indicated.
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'Suspect endometriosis' in women with chronic pelvic pain
Health professionals should "suspect endometriosis" in women presenting with chronic pelvic pain, according to latest clinical guidance on the condition.
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NICE encourages increase in HIV testing in 'at risk' areas
Patients living in areas of England with a high prevalence of HIV should routinely be offered HIV tests during routine healthcare appointments, according to new guidance.
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Guidance issued on restricted use of hep B vaccine until 2018
Nurses and midwives have been warned that a global shortage of hepatitis B vaccines is "impacting severely" on the UK and is likely to limit the country's supply until early 2018.
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Former CNO given Bucks New University honorary doctorate
Former chief nursing officer for England Dame Christine Beasley has been awarded an honorary doctorate by nurse educator Buckinghamshire New University.
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