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dinsdag 20 maart 2018

ICU documentary shows ethical discussions by docs and nurses

ICU documentary shows ethical discussions by docs and nurses
A new documentary filmed on the paediatric intensive care unit at a children's hospital is hoping to show the public the complex, but also caring, discussions that occur when clinicians are treating children with life-limiting conditions, according to a nurse involved in the programme.
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Upping inhaler use may not prevent asthma attacks in children
Short-term increases in inhaled steroids do not provide the benefits that are generally expected during the early stages of an attack, according to US researchers.
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Specialist nurse predicts scanner will replace scores in ulcer care
A senior tissue viability nurse plans to ditch traditional pressure ulcer risk assessment in favour of a hand-held scanner that can detect changes in the skin invisible to the naked eye.
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Hunt sets out principles underpinning new social care reforms
Having a "valued workforce" will be key to improving social services, according to Jeremy Hunt who today outlined the core principles behind the government's much-anticipated plans for reform.
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Call for less prescribing of foot orthoses for plantar heel pain
Clinicians should think twice before prescribing custom-made foot orthoses for plantar heel pain, because they appear to be no better than over-the-counter insoles, according to researchers.
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Nursing director to retire from ambulance trust under review
The nursing director of East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has announced that he is to leave his role next month.
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