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Health (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 155 of 2017

This Order commences the Health (Amendment) Act 2017, other than sections 2 and 3(b)(iii), which come into effect on 1 June 2017. The Act reduces the prescription charge for medical card holders over the age of 70 and their dependants. Sections 2 and 3(b) ...

European Union (Nutrition and Health Claims Made on Foods) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – S.I. No. 154 of 2017

These Regulations give effect to Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1389 of 17 August 2016 authorising a health claim made on foods and referring to children’s development and health and to Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/2314 of 7 December 2015, Commission ...

Research and analysis: Public health ethics in practice

This part of the PHSKF provides an introduction to public health ethics both as a philosophical field of enquiry and as an applied area that guides practice and policy. This is a reference document supporting the public health workforce in their practice ...

New hepatitis data highlight need for urgent global response

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates that the large majority of these people lack access to ...

Pathology of Liver Diseases

  Pathology of Liver Diseases is a rapid reference consultation tool that uses both book and online material to present a whole range of liver disorders. The book emphasizes not only the pathology seen in biopsy and surgical material, but also the most pe ...

Applied Mathematics for the Analysis of Biomedical Data: Models, Methods, and MATLAB®

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Lecture Notes Global Health: Issues, Challenges, and Global Action

  Global Health Lecture Notes: Issues, Challenges and Global Action provides a thorough introduction to a wide range of important global health issues and explores the resources and skills needed for this rapidly expanding area. Global Health is a growing ...

Occupation-Centred Practice with Children: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists, 2nd Edition

  Occupation-Centred Practice with Children remains the only occupational therapy book which supports the development and implementation of occupation-centred practice with children. Drawing on the latest occupational therapy theory and research, this new ...

The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia, 4th Edition

  Praise for the previous edition: "This…edition is timely, useful, well organized, and should be in the bags of all doulas, nurses, midwives, physicians, and students involved in childbirth." – Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health ...

Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment

  Digital Planning and Custom Orthodontic Treatment offers a thorough overview of digital treatment planning as it relates to custom orthodontic treatment.   Read More... ...

Dictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine

  Stem cells, regenerative medicine, and translational medicine, are all areas of burgeoning basic research and clinical application. This dictionary includes the fundamental terminology of each of these areas, the major discoveries and significant scient ...

Ureteric Stenting

  The only book dedicated to this important area of urology, Ureteric Stenting comprehensively reviews the entire topic, providing highly specialized advice to enable outstanding clinical management of patients. All aspects of ureteric stenting are covere ...

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician's Guide

  Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician’s Guide provides practical guidance for the diagnosis and management of those suspected or known to have one of the forms of these complex diseases. It is perfect both for gastroenterology trainees learning to ca ...

The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook

  The only concise handbook covering anesthetic management of congenital heart disease patients written by a team of two experienced pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists from Boston Children’s Hospital. Read More... ...

Neurodegeneration

  This book unites the diverse range of complex neurodegenerative diseases into a textbook designed for clinical practice, edited by globally leading authorities on the subject. Read More... ...

Cytopathology of the Head and Neck: Ultrasound Guided FNAC, 2nd Edition

  Working practices for Head and Neck (HN) diagnostic and clinical teams have changed dramatically over the past 15 years with highlighted importance on specialist Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT) including radiologists and cytopathologists. To achieve high ...

Statement by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, setting out key safeguards for planned development of the new National Maternity Hospital

“The new National Maternity Hospital will be a significant investment in the provision of modern, state of the art healthcare for women and babies. However I have heard legitimate questions and opinions in recent days and I want to assure people that I am ...

Guidance: Legionnaires’ disease associated with travel to Dubai

This document includes background information, risk assessment and information for travellers. The overall risk of Legionnaires’ disease for UK travellers to Dubai is low. There may be an increased risk for persons with established risk factors for Legion ...

Guidance: Emergency healthcare workers: exposure prone procedures

The UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) group have compiled classifications of emergency healthcare workers (HCWs) and the risk of bloodborne virus (BBV) iatrogenic transmission by infected HCWs in an emergency ...

Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia

Could cancer drugs help slow down dementia?  ITV News, April 20 2017 Depression drug that could slow ...

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