Articles: 26.08 19 April 2015

A comprehensive guide to the management of anaemia

A systematic approach to evaluation and investigation is key to the successful management of anaemia. Our drug review considers the various oral and parenteral treatments available.
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Diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis of meningitis

Bacterial meningitis remains one of the most dreaded infections, but rapid diagnosis and early treatment can significantly reduce both the mortality and long-term neurological sequelae.
Diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis of meningitis

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Early diagnosis to improve cancer outcomes

Barely a week goes by without cancer grabbing one or more national headlines. Some quarters feel that the news should move on to other less well reported areas of health. However, cancer is becoming one of the greatest challenges facing healthcare systems both in the …

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Medicines management: the importance of when to stop

In this fourth article in a series on polypharmacy, we consider the importance of stopping medicines and offer a practical guide on how and when to “deprescribe”.
Medicines management the importance of when to stop

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New from NICE

Maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain among adults and children We know that being overweight or obese is associated with a range of health problems but NICE pulls no punches in its new guideline.
New from NICE

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New labour, new NHS, new-age pharmacy?

At the turn of the century the government produced its vision for the future of pharmacy. So how did it work out?
New labour new NHS new age pharmacy

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The place for rapid-acting insulins in therapy

Steve Chaplin and Professor Stephen Bain provide an overview of the properties of rapid-acting insulins and their place in the management of diabetes.
The place for rapid acting insulins in therapy

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Ultibro Breezhaler: fixed dose inhaler for COPD

The addition of the Ultibro Breezhaler gives patients with COPD a broader choice of inhalers.
Ultibro Breezhaler fixed dose inhaler for COPD

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