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World Leprosy Day: 29th of January – What Do You Really Know About Leprosy?


World Leprosy Day is on the last Sunday of every January – this year being the 29th (Effect Hope 2016). Take some time to consider how much you really know about the condition. Because leprosy, also known as Hansen’s Disease, is rare in Australia...

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Nursing Care of External Fixation Devices


External fixation devices are used to help immobilise a particular part of the body following a fracture or with certain orthopaedic problems to allow bone healing. They can allow the fixation and manipulation of multiple bone segments which would otherwise...