Tag: diagnostic accuracy review

Superbugs: real problem, real work

‘Superbugs’ have hit the headlines again. As the 193 countries of the United Nations pass round the pen and sign a declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections, the UK’s chief medical officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, has remarked, “now the real work begins”. It’s certainly a very real problem, which, if not effectively […]

Dehydration: do we really know how to spot it?

Stop and think for a moment about the drinks you’ve had today, or this week (let’s stick with the non-alcoholic variety). You’ve probably chosen what to have and when; picked out a favourite mug, cup or glass; made drinks for yourself and for others; enjoyed a chat over a cup of tea or coffee. For […]