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Clinical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic November 2018 Providers wrote approximately 4.45 billion opioid prescriptions in 2016—with wide variation across states. In addition, an almost 1.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, either abused or were... Read More →
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases November 2018 Inflammatory Bowel Diseases ® is the Official Journal of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. We invite you to read more about the Foundation’s mission and core values.

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Right Ventricular Ejection Fraction Predicts Future Arrhythmic Events November 2018 Researchers followed 314 patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy or nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy undergoing cardiovascular magnetic resonance to determine the value of right ventricular ejection... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Patient safety - outbreaks in carbapenemase-producing Enterobact November 2018 An NHS England stage-two ‘resource’ patient safety alert has been issued to signpost providers of NHS care to resources developed to prevent the spread of carbapenemase-producing... Read More →
Priorities for essential change in mental health November 2018 On 20 January the Deputy Prime Minister launched the Mental Health Action Plan Closing the gap: Priorities for essential change in mental health. This document supports the mental health strategy No... Read More →
Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women November 2018 The authors summarized recent clinical guidelines for the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and girls aged ≥14 years.

Recommendations include first-line... Read More →
Nutrition and Dementia November 2018 A report, published by King’s College London Global Observatory for Ageing and Dementia Care, highlights that under-nutrition is a major problem among people with dementia, and stresses the... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer. December 2018 We used to consider the 5-year mark of relapse-free survival the hallmark of successful anticancer treatment. If it didn't come back by then, the patient was in the clear, right? Unfortunately, the... Read More →
Older Adult Fall Prevention November 2018 CDC has a new "Stand STEADI" video series highlighting healthcare teams and programs that are successfully implementing fall prevention. The first two videos of the series were released today, and... Read More →


The CDC Clear Communication Index November 2018 The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication materials.

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Pre - Diabetes Test November 2018 Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. If left u Read More →
Wearable ultrasound patch tracks blood pressure November 2018 To develop an accurate but less invasive technique, a research team led by Dr. Sheng Xu at the University of California, San Diego, set out to develo Read More →
Healthy ageing in the 21st century November 2018 A report, from the University of Birmingham, explores how good ageing in a multi-cultural society is defined. It is looking in particular at how good Read More →
PRIMIS + November 2018 The importance of data security and confidentiality is one of the issues that PRIMIS (Primary Care Information Services) is addressing in a new train Read More →
Child Protection – Information sharing project November 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits of the Child Protection – Read More →
Visual communication can benefit all audiences November 2018 Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health information. Visuals can make the p Read More →
Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program November 2018 MKSAP 18 — or the 2018 Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program — is an interactive continuing education app from the American College of Physicians Read More →
Prevention of HAI Observation Tools November 2018 Patients deserve and expect safe care free of preventable complications, such as healthcare-associated infections. Hospital credentialing agencies an Read More →
Manual for Cancer Services: Chemotherapy Measures November 2018 Following a three month consultation period the revised chemotherapy measures were published recently for inclusion in the Manual for Cancer Services Read More →
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