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Palace of Care - Living every moment

Living every moment when you’re dying

In New Zealand last week we celebrated Hospice Awareness Weak and to tell you the truth I’m not sure how impactful the week actually was. 760 more words

Ideas

Help with finding out about clinical trials for prostate cancer treatment

Apparently the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has just re-funded the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle to the tune of $24 million to continue to operate what we see as an important, patient-centric program here in the USA that we (and therefore probably many others) were utterly unaware of. 434 more words

Management

Gangrene

Gangrene is a type of necrosis caused by insufficient blood supply resulting in cell death. Diabetes and long term smoking resulted the risk for gangrene. The types of gangrene differ in symptoms and include dry gangrene, wet gangrene, gas gangrene, internal gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. 32 more words

Medical

Amnestic disorder and memory

Amnestic disorder is characterised by the loss of memory previously established (retrograde amnesia) or the inability to create new memories (anterograde amnesia) or might be a combination of both. 43 more words

Clinical

Child Thalassemia and the Mental Health of Their Caregivers

“Effect of Child Thalassemia on the Mental Health of Their Caregivers” study compares the mental effect of the caregivers of the thalassemic patients with caregivers of the non thalassemic patients.The study concluded that caregivers of thalassemic children have a higher incidence of depression and anxiety as compared to the caregivers of non-thalassemic children. 49 more words

Clinical

Clinical Efficacy of Australian Eucalyptus and Lemon scent Tea Tree Essential Oils for Head Lice Treatment

  • Australian Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtaceae)
  • Lemon-scent Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii, Myrtaceae)
  • Head Lice

Head lice infestation, most often seen in children aged 3 to 14 years, causes itching and discomfort, as well as parental anxiety, embarrassment, and school absences. 1,050 more words

Research