With the new new report 'Battle for Breath' suggesting that there are now 32,500 people in the UK with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — many more than previously thought — the British Lung Foundation (BLF) is marking IPF Week with a number of activities, including a Twitter Chat for healthcare professionals on Wednesday 21 September at 8.00pm.Read more
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Analysis of almost 400,000 people shows that being exposed to antibiotics early in life can increase the risk of developing allergies later in life.Read more
Recent journal articles
In each issue of the Journal of General Practice Nursing we investigate a topic currently affecting our readers. Here, Louise Ross, stop smoking service manager, Leicester, looks at: Nicotine: time for a rethink?
While multilayer compression bandaging has traditionally been seen as gold standard therapy for venous leg ulcers, success of treatment depends on the competency of the nurse applying the bandages and patient concordance (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network [SIGN], 2010). Furthermore, wearin
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