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IMAGING Management

Yes or No? Prophylactic Skin Care for Breast Cancer Patients?

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals presented results from a study on “Patient and Staff Acceptability of Prophylactic Skin Care: A qualitative service evaluation regarding patient and staff acceptance of prophylactic skin care for breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy” at the Annual Radiotherapy and... Read more

ICU Management

AABB Guideline for Platelet Transfusions

2014 20 Nov

The AABB, formerly the American Association of Blood Banks, has developed a guideline on appropriate use of platelet transfusion in adult patients. The new guideline published in the Annals of Internal Medicine emphasises judicious use of the procedure to reduce patient risk and conserve resources. The guideline was developed following a systematic... Read more