Articles: 27.05 May 2016

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Diagnosis and pharmacological management of stable angina

Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of mortality in the UK but effective management can slow progression and improve prognosis. In this article, the authors discuss the diagnosis of stable angina, the medical treatment options available and when specialist referral is necessary.

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Use of home oxygen therapy in adults

Home oxygen therapy can provide significant health benefits in selected patients with chronic respiratory disease. This article provides a summary of the main types of oxygen therapy and the guidelines for their use.
Selected patients with chronic respiratory disease can benefit from using home oxygen therapy. …

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Will NICE’s quality standard for multiple sclerosis improve care?

In January, NICE published new quality standard statements for the care of people with MS. This article describes the current management of multiple sclerosis in the UK, including the problems and challenges, and discusses whether the new NICE quality standard statements will address them.

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