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dinsdag 7 augustus 2018

Injection technique 1: administering drugs via the intramuscular route

Injection technique 1: administering drugs via the intramuscular route
Part 1 of this two-part series on injection techniques describes the evidence base and procedure for administering an intramuscular injection
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Cannabinoids may improve severe epilepsy but adverse events increase
Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but it increases the risk of adverse events, according to review summarised by an NIHR Signal
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Are practice nurses equipped to do diabetic foot assessments?
Diabetic foot assessments are increasingly provided by practice nurses, yet a survey shows that nurses receive little training in how to do these assessments, whether before or after registration
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Environmental decontamination 2: the role of the nurse
Nurses have a vital role in ensuring effective decontamination of the healthcare environment and mobile care equipment
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Genes and chromosomes 2: cell division and genetic diversity
This article, the second in a four-part series on genes and chromosomes, explores cell division. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
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Comment: 'Pressing pause and taking time to reflect is essential'
At whatever level of nursing job we are, we need to be able to pause and reflect on our practice, says Elaine Farrer
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