Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Nursing Education Update

Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Nursing Education Update

‘Hidradenitis Suppurativa  ( HS)  is a painful, chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by multifocal, recurrent nodules, abscesses and fistulae, predominantly affecting the axillary, inguinal, breast-fold and anogenital regions. HS ranges…

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Nurses understand that ‘Colorectal’/ bowel  cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women (17…

THE MENTAL HEALTH OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: SUICIDE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

THE MENTAL HEALTH OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: SUICIDE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article which I have enclosed  regarding the mental health of our own profession- healthcare professionals. You can access the…

Depression

Depression

We all have moments in our lives when we feel sad, experience variations in our mood, or feel low. Depression is more than just a low mood – it is…

Compassion and Compassion Fatigue

Compassion and Compassion Fatigue

As nurses, midwives and students, you were probably drawn to the profession because you are compassionate and you want to help others, work closely with vulnerable people, and make a…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Nursing Education Update - ‘Hidradenitis Suppurativa  ( HS)  is a painful, chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by multifocal, recurrent nodules, abscesses and fistulae, predominantly affecting the axillary, inguinal, breast-fold and anogenital regions. HS ranges…
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