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Food safety

01 May 2002

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Food poisoning remains one of the most common causes of illness worldwide. Nurses are well placed to educate patients on food safety and provide balanced arguments...

Paracetamol poisoning:physiological aspects and management strategies

01 June 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article identifies the physiological aspects of paracetamol poisoning, as well as appropriate treatments. Trends in paracetamol use and initiatives to reduce...

Food safety

27 June 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

Food poisoning remains one of the most common causes of illness worldwide. Nurses are well placed to educate patients on food safety and provide balanced arguments...

Paracetamol poisoning: physiological aspects and management strategies

01 June 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article identifies the physiological aspects of paracetamol poisoning, as well as appropriate treatments. Trends in paracetamol use and initiatives to reduce...

Changing trends in the laboratory diagnosis of gastroenteritic infections

01 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The micro-organisms responsible for causing gastroenteritis have changed over the last few decades. This article chronicles those changes and describes the...

Lead poisoning: a public health issue

01 April 2008

Primary Health Care

Public health

There appears to be little health promotion about lead toxicity in primary care. If you suspect lead poisoning in a patient or client, discuss this with a medical...

Carbon monoxide poisoning

15 June 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article focuses on the causes, diagnosis and management of carbon monoxide poisoning. It describes assessment strategies and treatment options for the patient...

Carbon monoxide poisoning

09 June 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article focuses on the causes, diagnosis and management of carbon monoxide poisoning. It describes assessment strategies and treatment options for the patient...

Management of poisoning in adults

24 July 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses play a key role in the care of patients presenting with poisoning. Assessment and management of such patients can be challenging, especially if they are...