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Ebola guidance for all primary healthcare professionals April 2019 Ebola has featured widely in the news in recent weeks and cases have now been diagnosed in Europe.
Public Health England continue to monitor the situation, as do the authorities in Scotland,... Read More →
Diagnosis And Acute Management Of Stroke And Transient Ischaemic Attacks April 2019 Advice in a new NICE stroke guideline covers: how healthcare professionals should recognise the symptoms of a stroke or transient ischaiemic attack (TIA) and make a diagnosis quickly when people... Read More →
New Acute Care Testing Handbook March 2019 Radiometer has released a new Acute Care Testing handbook designed to support decision-­making processes in acute and high dependency settings. Available as either a printed handbook or eBook, it is... Read More →
Brief Encounters February 2019 Brief Encounters is a new free guide designed to support acute general hospital staff caring for patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs. For some patients being... Read More →
Getting The Best From Neurological Services February 2019 A revised and updated guide has been published for people with neurological conditions and their families living in England. It highlights what support is available and provides answers to... Read More →
SAMHSA improves usability January 2019 The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently redesigned the Agency website to improve usability and reflect guidelines from the Department of Health and Human... Read More →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation December 2018 The child sexual exploitation health working group report makes recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of children who have experienced sexual exploitation. It is designed to help... Read More →
Patient safety alert on risk of associating ECG records with wrong patients December 2018 An NHS England patient safety alert has been issued to all NHS services in England that use ECG machines to diagnose cardiac problems. The alert highlights the risk of printing the wrong patient’s... Read More →
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 →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time November 2018 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →

Resources

ERres evidence-based and up-to-date app April 2019 EM:RAP October 2014 edition by Michelle Lin: Top app for emergency medicine!!

Lifeinthefastlane.com: "This app is...
Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles update April 2019 The Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles tool has been updated. Among other developments, PDF report printouts are now...
The Lancet March 2019 The Lancet

Available for both iPad & iPhone, the new and improved The Lancet app is free to download and offers...
CHEST Journal App March 2019 It just got a whole lot easier to keep up with the most recent and compelling information in the multidisciplinary...
Sepsis Clinical Guide March 2019 Sepsis is a serious systemic infection that can quickly lead to circulatory shock, organ failure and death if...
3d4medical March 2019 3D4Medical apps let you inspect the human anatomy with the latest 3D technology. You can see an entire human body, zoom in...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. March 2019 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
Clinical Pain Advisor. March 2019 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Keeping Up To Date March 2019 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it...
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work March 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
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