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dinsdag 9 januari 2018

Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories

Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during December 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
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Learning through drama 'helps prepare student nurses'
Role play is an effective way to prepare nursing students for the realities of professional practice, according to new research from Sweden.
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Homes on former NHS sites 'not affordable for nurses'
Homes being built on land sold off by the NHS will be largely unaffordable for nurses, suggesting government pledges to offer staff "first refusal" may be "worth little" in some cases, a report by a think-tank has claimed.
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Incorrect use of oxygen cylinders risking patient death
NHS employers are being urged to ensure clinicians know how to operate oxygen cylinders correctly, after a number of incidents in which patients died due to their incorrect use.
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Side effects significantly reducing adherence to diabetes drugs
Many people with type 2 diabetes are not taking their medication due to unpleasant side effects including flatulence and diarrhoea, suggests a large-scale study, whose authors are urging doctors and nurses to actively ask their patients about medication adherence.
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Nurse writes book on helping children express emotions
A former Nursing Times Award winner is the brains behind an innovative children's book that teaches readers how to express their emotions through the antics of a bad-tempered badger.
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