Viv Marsh (Jan 2017)
It is poorly understood but asthma can be fatal. However most asthma deaths are avoidable. Avoidable factors relating to patients, health professionals...
David Voegli (Jan 2017)
Atopic eczema (AE) is one of the most common dermatological diseases, with the number of cases in the UK rising. The use of emollients to maintain skin...
James Chalmers, Alex Bobak, Jane Scullion, Anna Murphy (Jan 2017)
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are frequently inappropriately prescribed for patients with COPD resulting in up to 70% of patients in current practice...
Anne Phillips (Jan 2017)
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition that is mediated by genetic, immunological and environmental factors. Its prevalence is further complicated...
Claire Taylor, Helen Rickard (Jan 2017)
All patients face consequences as a result of being diagnosed and treated for cancer. These can include physical, emotional, social and/or financial...
Emma Oliver (Jan 2017)
The role of the advanced practitioner has been highlighted by a number of bodies to enhance nursing skills, place nurses at the forefront of primary...