News

H1-antihistamines for the treatment of anaphylaxis with and without shock October 2017 Anaphylaxis is a rare, but potentially life-threatening emergency. Evidence suggests that incidence may be increasing rapidly. Common triggers of anaphylaxis include a variety of foods, drugs and... Read More →
Endovascular treatment for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm October 2017 The abdominal aorta is the main artery supplying blood to the lower part of the body. An abnormal ballooning and weakening of the wall of the aorta (aortic aneurysm) particularly affects men as they... Read More →
Radiation Protection Division October 2017 This section of the Health Protection Agency's website provides information about the Radiation Protection Division.

On 1 April 2005 the National Radiological Protection Board merged with... Read More →
Vector borne diseases September 2017 Purdue University?s entomology department recently unveiled a website providing information to health officials, educators and the general public about diseases such as West Nile virus and the... Read More →
American Lung Association September 2017 The American Lung Association is leading the way in helping breathe easier. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, program and event participants, and staff, we are America’s trusted source for lung... Read More →
Protecting emergency responders from pathogens and hazardous materials September 2017 This report provides guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE) for emergency responders, focusing on modifications to PPE ensembles due to the duration of response and the need to prevent... Read More →
Antiviral medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under one August 2017 Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity services. It reinforces and clarifies the advice in the main guidance, and provides advice for the use of antiviral medicines in women who are... Read More →
Safeguarding adults: report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets August 2017 The report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets has been published. The consultation was large and we are delighted that some 12,000 people participated. The report analyses the responses... Read More →
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.

AHRQ's Health Care Innovations... Read More →
Planning For The Treatment Of Blast Injured Patients July 2017 The Department of Health has issued a document on the treatment of blast injured patients. It contains a large section on pre-hospital treatment (covering assessment, triage and treatment) and notes... Read More →

Resources

Planning For The Management Of Burn-Injured Patients October 2017 Best practice guidance has been published to describe a general set of principles to NHS organisations in planning,...
Management of the Fractured Edentulous Atrophic Mandible October 2017 Fractures of the toothless brittle and weakened lower jaw are fairly common in elderly people. Options for treatment...
Elsevier Journals September 2017 Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior...
Dr Foster Intelligence September 2017 Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use...
Online tool aids diagnosis September 2017 ISABEL, an on-line tool helping GPs and nurses to make fast and accurate diagnoses of children's illnesses.

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Critical care strategy: managing the H1N1 flu pandemic August 2017 A strategy has been published setting out the Department of Health approach to managing critical care during the swine flu...
Guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment August 2017 NICE guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment. The advice in this guideline covers the alerting features in children...
Child Protection Toolkit August 2017 A toolkit designed to guide GPs through the myriad of procedures for safeguarding children has been produced by the Royal...
Software To Aid Early Detection Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks August 2017 A software programme lets health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyse data, speeding...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
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