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American Pychological Association opens website for librarians June 2018 The American Psychological Association debuted the APA Librarian?s Resource Centre, a website designed to help librarians through all phases of their work with APA resources, from initial evaluation... Read More →
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) commissioning toolkit May 2018 A toolkit has been developed to assist commissioners, as part of the suite of documents supporting the outcomes strategy for COPD and asthma. The toolkit is primarily intended as a reference... Read More →
Confidence in Caring: a framework for best practice May 2018 Providing care in hospitals today is more complex than ever before. Healthcare has changed, with more technology involved, more specialist care and more complex patient needs.. But the most... Read More →
Insight into effects of dementia May 2018 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a new self-assessment technique that will help improve the timing of additional... Read More →
The National Institute on Drug Abuse May 2018 The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program has introduced a new web page that streamlines access to announcements about the Institute?s activities in the international drug... Read More →
Bringing Networks to Life April 2018 In parallel with the development of managed clinical networks in the new NHS, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have published a guide to establishing and managing successful... Read More →
Good practice in endoscopy services April 2018 NHS Improvement has undertaken a rapid review of 14 NHS endoscopy services to understand the challenges faced when planning for increases in demand for services. The review also identifies... Read More →
Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report April 2018 A task and finish group, comprising ten senior nurses and midwives was set up to consider the future of genetics and genomics in relation to nursing and midwifery. The purpose of this group was to... Read More →
Infection control advice on Pseudomonas aeruginosa April 2018 The Chief Medical Officer recently issued updated advice to assist healthcare providers in preventing and controlling contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in special care... Read More →
Patient Consent for a Blood Transfusion April 2018 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) has reported on the importance of patients giving valid consent for a blood transfusion. Consent for treatment is an... Read More →

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Updated STI guidance for Primary Care September 2018 With growing numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, being diagnosed in general practice in the...
Guidance: Know What To Do About Flu September 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released...
Harm Reduction September 2018 Harm Reduction International's mission is to promote harm reduction on a global basis through an integrated programme of...
Online syllabus archive September 2018 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
Report on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases August 2018 Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are currently responsible for over 60% of global deaths. This burden is one of the major...
AHRQ Offers Toolkits To Prevent Medical Errors August 2018 Toolkits are available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to help physicians and other health care...
Pain Management Training Site July 2018 Inflexxion has unveiled the next generation of its accredited pain assessment and treatment education website. Doctors,...
MDLinx Resources July 2018 MDLinx, a free website that provides reliable clinical updates. MDLinx aggregates research by disease and therapeutic...
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) July 2018 Lund University libraries Directory of Open Access Journals. Supported by the Information Programme of the Open Society...
Anticoagulation Manager June 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
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