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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Septicaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/02/2015)

Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of sepsis may develop after a localised infection (infection limited to one part of the body) or an injury.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis can be triggered by an infection in any part of the body. The most common sites of infection leading to sepsis are the lungs, urinary tract, abdomen (tummy) and pelvis.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis is often diagnosed based on simple measurements like your temperature, heart rate, breathing rate and simple blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating sepsis

(23/10/2014)

Treatment of sepsis varies depending on the site and cause of the initial infection, the organs affected and the extent of any damage.

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