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Home IV service

People who need to have intravenous (IV) therapy for their antibiotics will be able to complete their treatment at home thanks…

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Extravasation guidelines

The North Trent Cancer Network have published extravasation guidelines. “This policy describes the procedure to be followed following extravasation of cytotoxic chemotherapy.…

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Top ten health hazards

In a recent Health Devices guidance article, ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, reveals…

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How biofilms form

While bacterial cells tend to be rather solitary individuals, they are also known to form intricately structured communities called biofilms. But…

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Blood donor age limit

The age limit which prevents regular blood donors from continuing to give blood beyond their 70th birthday has been scrapped. The…

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