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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 Intensive care

NHS Choices - Introduction

(03/09/2014)

An intensive care unit (ICU) is a special ward that is found in most hospitals. It provides intensive care for people who are in a critically ill or unstable condition.

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NHS Choices - Who needs intensive care

(11/07/2014)

Intensive care is often needed when one or more of your organ systems has failed. For example, this might be your lungs, kidneys, heart or digestive system.

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NHS Choices - Visiting intensive care

(11/07/2014)

An intensive care unit (ICU) can often be an overwhelming place, both for the patient in hospital and their loved ones. It can therefore help to know a little about what to expect.

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NHS Choices - Equipment used in intensive care

(11/07/2014)

Intensive care units (ICUs) contain a variety of specialised equipment, which may vary from one unit to another.

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NHS Choices - After intensive care

(11/07/2014)

Once you are able to breathe unaided, and you no longer need intensive care, you will be transferred to a different ward to continue your recovery.

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