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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.
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.
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...
Dr Stein explains how blood gas testing has changed in recent years...
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...
"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.
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.
- Pembroke College, Cambridge2008 - 2011
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