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Post-Op Shoes – Giving the Right Information to Patients

Post-Op Shoes – Giving the Right Information to Patients

Post-op shoes are one of those small inventions that provide big benefits to patients. Used to protect feet and toes after a medical procedure or an injury, they help to relieve pain and also provide the right kind of support to encourage the healing process
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The Best Alternatives to Latex Gloves

The Best Alternatives to Latex Gloves

As one of the most frequently used items in the medical industry, the disposable latex glove is an ever-present in doctor’s surgeries and hospital wards across the world. However, for thousands of healthcare professionals and patients alike, these latex gloves...

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World Mental Health Day 2019 - How to Deal with Nurse Burnout

World Mental Health Day 2019 - How to Deal with Nurse Burnout

Thursday 10th October 2019 marks World Mental Health Day—24 hours dedicated to education and awareness of mental health issues, alongside the advocacy against social stigma. Naturally, any nurse will have dealt with patients exhibiting varying mental health issues during the...

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The Best Bags and Pouches for Nurses

The Best Bags and Pouches for Nurses

Whether on the emergency ward or out in the community, nurses always need the right tools to carry out their vitally important jobs. This is especially true for those nurses working in high pressure environments where the right equipment has...

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Choosing the Best Sphygmomanometer for Everyday Use

Choosing the Best Sphygmomanometer for Everyday Use

They’re easy to use but difficult to pronounce (at least at first). That’s right, it’s every nurse’s favourite piece of equipment, the sphygmomanometer. As one of the most commonly used pieces of equipment in hospitals, choosing the right kind of...

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What to Do if You Break a Mercury Thermometer

What to Do if You Break a Mercury Thermometer

The evolution of the thermometer begins with the Greeks, with Hero of Alexandria recognising that certain substances expand and contract dependant on temperature. At that time, it was simply a water/air interface that was more of a scientific curiosity than...

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