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Respiratory News Nov 24, 2021

Respiratory support units saved 'thousands of lives' in the pandemic and offer a vital 'interface'

Respiratory support units (RSUs) have proved their worth in treating patients with Covid-19 symptoms and can continue to provide a vital ‘interface’ with intensive care units once the pandemic has receded.

That is the message to be relayed to physiotherapists and other members of British Thoracic Society (BTS) who are taking part in the society’s winter meeting today (25 November). The online meeting runs from 24-26 November.

The speaker, Ben Messer is a consultant in critical care and home ventilation who helped to write the BTS’s guidance on RSUs, which was published earlier this year and called for them to be rolled-out nationwide.

 

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Older people News Nov 22, 2021

Doing housework could help to keep older people healthy and reduce the risk of falling, study shows

Potential links between doing housework on a regular basis and having a better attention span – and even to being less likely to experience a fall – have been highlighted in a paper appearing in BMJ Open.

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