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19/12/2014
NICE updates its guidance on mental health support in maternity care; green light given to dabigatran to treat recurrent blood clots; and approval granted for treatment of ulcerative colitis
16/12/2014
This article covers common benign breast conditions and summarises NICE guidance on their investigation and management
12/12/2014
NICE wants better diabetes control in adults and children; SMC approves several drugs for Scotland; pregnant women urged to get flu jab
10/12/2014
A summary of how to best care for patients with learning difficulties
09/12/2014
An updated article on the key areas of importance for infection control
05/12/2014
NICE recommends GPs use point of care tests to assess need for antibiotics in respiratory infections and advises parents of association of co-sleeping with babies with SIDS
02/12/2014
A summary of common antimalarial agents available and how to decide which one to prescribe
28/11/2014
New drugs for hepatitis C; testosterone medicines cleared of heightened heart problem risk; and cervical screening uptake low in young women
25/11/2014
This article reviews the causes and categorisation of hypoglycaemia in diabetic and non-diabetic patients
21/11/2014
NICE to issue new guidelines to tackle antibiotic resistance; guidelines on anaemia management up for consultation; and MHRA issues alert on nebuliser adaptors
18/11/2014
A summary of the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
18/11/2014
This article covers the definition, investigations and management of patients with suspected subclinical hypothyroidism
14/11/2014
NICE supports technologies for burn healing and pressure ulcer prevention; EMA reviews ivabradine safety; and SIGN updates asthma guidance
11/11/2014
This article outlines the current situation regarding antibiotic resistance and provides an overview of its aetiology. It outlines a rational approach to prescribing, with commonly encountered conditions discussed
07/11/2014
NICE and the SMC recommend dabigatran for the treatment and prevention of blood clots; and PHE updates its guidance on the use of antivirals for flu

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