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dinsdag 12 september 2017

Taller patients at ‘greater risk’ of venous thromboembolism

Taller patients at 'greater risk' of venous thromboembolism
The risk of a patient developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) increases with their height, with taller people more likely to experience it, according to Swedish researchers.
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Nursing home with flock of sheep given top CQC rating
An Oxfordshire nursing home has been described by the Care Quality Commission as "outstanding", after its inspectors found highly trained staff providing holistic support to residents at a premises with a "hotel-type atmosphere".
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Regular use of disinfectants by nurses 'increases COPD risk'
Regular use of disinfectants is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among nurses, according to a large study looking at thousands of clinicians.
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Review suggests alcohol best avoided during pregnancy
Consuming even low amounts of alcohol in pregnancy may be linked with higher chances of having a small baby and delivering prematurely, according to UK researchers.
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Trust's efforts to tackle sepsis featured in BBC programme
Nurses at one of the largest hospital trusts in England have highlighted how the experience of one of their patients sparked a new initiative to prevent sepsis, which will be featured in a television programme on the condition.
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Charity translates asthma action plans into 10 languages
Nurses can now access asthma plans in 10 different languages including Arabic and Polish to help patients who do not speak English better manage their condition.
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