Articles: 24.03 5 February 2013

Introduction of immunisation against rotavirus in the UK

Rotavirus is the infectious agent responsible for over half of all cases of childhood diarrhoea and vomiting. By the age of five all children will have had at least once episode of gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus.
Introduction of immunisation against rotavirus in the UK

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Recommended assessment and treatment of nausea and vomiting

The causes of nausea and vomiting are multifarious and a full clinical history is required before commencing treatment. Our Drug review discusses the diagnosis and the available drug options and their properties, followed by sources of further information.
Recommended assessment and treatment of nausea and vomiting

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Suboptimal control on metformin and sulfonylurea: what next?

The authors consider the options available in the management of patients who remain over HbA1c target despite first- and second-line treatment with metformin and a sulfonylurea.
Suboptimal control on metformin and sulfonylurea what next

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Treatment for mild hypertension is ineffective

Dogma dashed? The treatment of mild hypertension in patients without cardiovascular disease does not decrease mortality, coronary heart disease, stroke or total cardiovascular events.
Treatment for mild hypertension is ineffective

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Vitamin D deficiency: current approaches to management

Vitamin D deficiency is common in the UK, the prevalence may be increasing and it often goes unrecognised. The authors discuss current vitamin D serum levels used in diagnosis and the recommended treatment of a range of conditions.
Vitamin D deficiency current approaches to management

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