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Publication of the week – Helping patients with chronic conditions overcome barriers to self-care

The World Health Organization defines chronic conditions as those that require ongoing management over a period of years. Heart disease, diabetes, and asthma are considered chronic conditions. Conditions that result in disability, such as injuries and socioenvironmental conditions (limited food and … Continue reading

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Tecnology in Nursing

Using Technology to Advance Evidence-based Practice Commentary from: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN Associate Editor, Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing New technologies are being rapidly developed and used to speed the translation of evidence into practice, enhance education, … Continue reading

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Why can’t you sprint a marathon?…It’s pretty amazing what you can find out from a tadpole!

Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have discovered a new memory mechanism within the nervous system that helps to avoid exhaustion.  “Many of us know the feeling of tired muscles screaming at us to stop … Continue reading

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