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donderdag 25 januari 2018

Warning retracted nurse studies being cited in major reviews

Warning retracted nurse studies being cited in major reviews
Nursing research that has been withdrawn because of major errors or misconduct continues to be included in influential evidence reviews, according to a new study that warns patient safety may be at risk as a result.
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Vitamin D supplements 'could ease painful IBS symptoms'
Taking vitamin D supplements could help to ease the painful symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new study by UK researchers.
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Further evidence of link between flu and heart attack risk
There are "significant associations" between catching respiratory infections, especially flu, and the risk of experiencing an acute myocardial infarction, according to Canadian researchers.
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Trust chief nurse sorry over email on 'influencing CQC ratings'
The Care Quality Commission has warned trusts not to try and "play the system" to improve their inspection ratings at the expense of dealing with concerns, following an email from a chief nurse.
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Surgical colleges reject claim degree nurses lack compassion
Surgical representative bodies have said they do not support the views of a surgeon who recently claimed that nurses were less compassionate since nursing became a graduate profession.
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New campaign to help nurses with fitness to practise cases
Nurses who go through fitness to practise procedures should get the equivalent of a speed awareness course for drivers to help them get back on track and prevent their loss to the profession, according to new campaign group.
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