News

AHRQ Resource Features 100 Health Care Innovations August 2017 A Web resource that allows users to learn, share, and adopt innovations in the delivery of health services by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Better choices, healthier lives August 2017 Q: What are the differences between the 2010 DGA and the 2005 DGA?

A: There are a number of differences, including the emphases on managing body weight through all life stages and on proper... Read More →
Rotavirus Impacts the Family July 2017 Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children and causes substantial morbidity and mortality. Parents are often alarmed by the severe symptoms of rotavirus infection but... Read More →
Guidance for primary care and employers on the management of long term sickness and incapacity July 2017 Guidance has been issued for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including employers and people working in the NHS. It will also be of... Read More →
Management of acute diarrhoea and vomiting due to gastoenteritis in children under 5 July 2017 A guideline has been issued which applies to children younger than 5 years who present to a healthcare professional for advice in any setting. It covers diagnosis, assessment of dehydration, fluid... Read More →
Occurrence Of Lactational Mastitis And Medical Management In Glasgow July 2017 Lactational mastitis is a painful, debilitating condition that if inappropriately managed, may lead women to discontinue breastfeeding prematurely. The aim of this paper is to report the incidence... Read More →
Keep Warm Keep Well: Supporting Vulnerable People During Cold Weather July 2017 A leaflet has been published as part of the national Keep Warm Keep well programme, which aims to reduce chronic and acute health risks associated with cold weather. It contains advice for people... Read More →
Keep Warm, Keep Well: A Guide For People With Disabilities Or Long-Term Health Conditions July 2017 A booklet has been produced by the Department of Health, in association with other partners which aims to help patients with disabilities or long-term health conditions maintain good health during... Read More →
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Guidance July 2017 A document has been issued to provide updated guidance on occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) from the UK Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA) issued in February... Read More →
Raising Positive Expectations Helps Patients With Minor Ailments July 2017 Consultations for minor ailments constitute a large part of the workload of general practitioners (GPs). As medical interventions are not always available, specific communication strategies, such as... Read More →

Resources

Zika: Guidance for Women of Childbearing Age October 2017 This is the time our year that our patients are traveling to warmer climes or planning that springtime getaway. Such travel...
Transition: Moving On Well October 2017 A good practice guide on effective transition from children's to adult services for young people with complex health needs...
Best Practice In Managing Risk October 2017 This framework is a guide for mental health professionals working with service users to assess risk. It underpins risk...
Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Toolkit October 2017 In order to assist the NHS with implementing the TB action plan, Stopping Tuberculosis in England, the Department of Health...
Helping People Who Are Unable To Make Some Decisions For Themselves October 2017 This booklet is one of a series of six on the Mental Capacity Act published by the Mental Capacity Implementation Programme...
Dementia screening tool detects early cognitive problems October 2017 A screening tool for dementia developed by Saint Louis University geriatricians appears to work better in identifying mild...
Recipe for Care For Old People October 2017 A leading older people?s doctor has published a report setting out the challenge ahead in looking after older people and...
Local Authority Child Health Profiles for England September 2017 The national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) has developed a Child Health Profile for councils in England....
Iron and Health Report September 2017 A report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) highlights that, while most population groups in the UK...
Free Online Medical Dictionaries September 2017 The dictionaries are dedicated to providing definitions to medical terminology found in the medical news today.

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