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April Cashin-Garbutt
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Dr Gillian Lowrey describes how she came up with the idea of using colour-coded wristbands to identify how much #oxygen each patient needs...
Oxygen is delivered with variable flows that administer different concentrations. National guidelines were published in 2009 that provide recommendations about prescribing the oxygen and titrating it to certain target ranges.
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Older people living in care homes fall three times more frequently than individuals who still live in their own homes. There is often debate over the idea of people going into care homes as a solution to the fact they are falling at home but they can still fall in the care home.
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Are most countries currently on-track to meet the 2025 targets?

I asked Dr Shanthi Mendis to find out...

#noncommunicablediseases   #prematuredeath   #WHO  
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Dr Sandy McBride outlines the main challenges #dermatologists face in treating #psoriasis and how they can be overcome... 
A major challenge around treating psoriasis is communication - psoriasis can flare and resolve in between appointments so it can be difficult to express and describe the life impact of these flares and recall possible triggers and response to treatments. People with psoriasis can also find it very difficult to talk about their emotions – something known as alexithymia – again making it difficult for clinicians to fully appreciate the impact of p...
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There are several mobile apps that claim to be able to detect malignant #melanoma

I asked Dr Anjali Mahto, Consultant #Dermatologist & British Skin Foundation Spokesperson to find out her thoughts... #skincancer   #skincancerawareness   #moles  
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Life itself, to a certain extent, is an example of a deterministic process, because from the moment you are born, you follow the laws of growing and ageing in a largely determined trajectory..... #butterflyeffect  #heartdisease 
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Non-adherence to medical treatment represents a major issue in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). UC is one of several #IBD and involves chronic inflammation of the bowel, which can be debilitating and sometimes can lead to life-threatening complications. #Ulcerativecolitis  
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Here's a time lapse video of ANSTO Nuclear Medicine Project. 

I interviewed Doug Cubbin to find out more... goo.gl/MEC1pg
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Dr Stein explains how blood gas testing has changed in recent years...
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Whilst it is difficult to study (due to its usually transient nature), it has been suggested that the inappropriate feelings of familiarity which are characteristic of deja experiences are due to neurons in the temporal lobes...
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"It is getting harder and harder to monitor and limit the amount of #sugar in our diets, as in addition to our ‘sweet treats’ we are often consuming hidden sugars which are found in products such as fruit juices and convenience foods, which may not be generally considered to have high sugar levels." #toothdecay  
Globally, dental caries (the technical term for tooth decay) is the most prevalent non-communicable disease, affecting 80% of the global population. Healthy teeth support overall well-being, while dental caries can contribute to high levels of pain and anxiety, as well as leading to other medical problems.
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April graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge with a first-class honours degree in Natural Sciences. Specific modules in the History and Philosophy of Science, sparked her keen interest in science and medical news and communication. In her spare time April enjoys presenting hospital and community radio shows.
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  • Pembroke College, Cambridge
    2008 - 2011
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Editor in Chief of News-Medical.Net
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  • AZoNetwork
    present
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