Hypertension Update

Hypertension Update

The 17th of May is World Hypertension Day According to the International Society of Hypertension: “Hypertension is very common indeed and hence a major public health issue. The prevalence is expected to increase considerably in the coming years. In 2000, the...
Mobility scooter-related injuries and deaths

Mobility scooter-related injuries and deaths

“A person’s mobility is closely linked to health status and quality of life (Webber et al. 2010). Mobility scooters are increasingly seen as a lifeline toward independence and emotional wellbeing, particularly for older Australians (ACCC et al. 2012).  The...
Tuberculosis Treatment Comparisons

Tuberculosis Treatment Comparisons

Nurses will be interested to read the following article which is contained in Issue 25 -2017 of Infectious Diseases Research Review titled Self-administered versus directly observed once-weekly isoniazid and rifapentine treatment of latent tuberculosis infection: A...