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Diabetes and care homes: how nurses can manage risk related to COVID-19

Advice on effective management of hyperglycaemia, as well as end of life care and foot care

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Asthma management during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 and severe asthma: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on managing severe asthma in adults and children during the pandemic

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Home nutrition

COVID-19 nutritional advice

Nutritional advice to help patients during and after COVID-19 has been published

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COVID-19: NICE guidance on community and end of life care

NICE has published guidance on treating the symptoms of COVID-19 in patients at home

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Nurse using a Clinical Frailty Scale

COVID-19: guidance on when to admit patients to critical care

NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making

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Infection control and the coronavirus

COVID-19: infection prevention and control advice for all healthcare settings

The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers

Picture shows a woman wearing household gloves and holding a cleaning sponge looking at patches of mould. Poor air quality in the home is linked to a range of health problems, and guidance from NICE suggests how to achieve improvements.

Improving air quality at home: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on risks for those with allergies or respiratory or cadiovascular conditions

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Acute kidney injury: advice for nurses on detecting AKI and caring for patients

How to identify and treat the spectrum of injury formerly known as acute renal failure

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Coronavirus under the microscope

Novel coronavirus: how to spot suspected cases

New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures

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Mental health and menopause: how to identify symptoms and offer support

RCN guidance on the psychological symptoms of the menopause

Training a caregiver to spot signs of pressure sores

Pressure ulcer toolkit: advice for nurses on prevention and care pathways

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Advisory Board resource highlights the importance of risk awareness

If picked up and treated early a sepsis diagnosis outcome can be positive

Sepsis Six update: the important changes every nurse needs to know about

UK Sepsis Trust reviews first step in its screening and management tool

Asthma management: how nurses can help prevent attacks

Update from the British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Iron deficiency anaemia in adults: what to look for and the questions to ask

RCN guidance sets out the information nurses need to identify and manage patients with IDA

Preventing and treating surgical site infections: what nurses need to know

Updated NICE guidance deals with antiseptic skin preparation, antibiotics and wound closure

Updated Lyme disease guidance: what nurses need to know

NICE guidelines say erythema migrans rash should prompt diagnosis without a blood test

Sepsis guidance: what nurses are now required to do

Compliance has become mandatory for all NHS trusts in England

NICE issues guidance on decision-making and mental capacity

This guidance reflects concerns about the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

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