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27 August 2008
National Prescribing Centre (NPC):
http://www.npc.co.uk
· MeReC Monthly No.5 - August 2008 NICE publishes guidance on CV risk assessment and lipid modification
http://www.npc.co.uk/MeReC_Monthly/monthly_august_2008.html
BBC Health News:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/default.stm
· Patients to get sight-saving drug
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7582242.stm
· Drug 'may slow down Parkinson's'
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7583657.stm
Clinical Knowledge Summaries (PRODIGY) / SCHINN:
http://www.cks.library.nhs.uk/whats_new
Draft CKS topics available for comments:
· Breast pain – cyclical
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_breast_pain_cyclical
· CVD risk assessment and management
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_cvd_risk_assessment_and_management
· Diabetes Type 2
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_diabetes_type_2
· Lipid modification - CVD prevention
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_lipid_modification_cvd_prevention
· Molluscum contagiosum
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_molluscum_contagiosum
· Obsessive compulsive disorder
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_obsessive_compulsive_disorder
· Shoulder pain
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_shoulder_pain
· Vitiligo
http://cks.library.nhs.uk/draft_vitiligo
Department of Health (DH):
http://www.dh.gov.uk
· Pharmacy in England: Building on strengths - delivering the future: proposals for legislative change
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Consultations/Liveconsultations/DH_087324
InfoPOEMs:
http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/
· Pioglitazone does not increase cardiovascular events (PROactive) http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/infopoems/dailyInfoPOEM.cfm?view=122016
Medicines Management NetWork:
http://www.mmnetwork.nhs.uk
· Medicine Digest issues: 576 and 577
http://www.mmnetwork.nhs.uk/med-man-new-details.php?newsid=1671
Midlands Therapeutics Review & Advisory Committee (MTRAC):
http://www.keele.ac.uk/schools/pharm/MTRAC/
· UPDATE: Goserelin Verdict/Summary [VS08/12]
http://www.keele.ac.uk/schools/pharm/MTRAC/ProductInfo/verdicts/G/Goserelin.pdf
· UPDATE: Leuprorelin Verdict/Summary [VS08/13]
http://www.keele.ac.uk/schools/pharm/MTRAC/ProductInfo/verdicts/L/Leuprorelin.pdf
· NEW: Goserelin ESCA
http://www.keele.ac.uk/schools/pharm/MTRAC/Latest/documents/GoserelinESCA.doc
National electronic Library for Medicines (NeLM):
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk
· Guidance on the diagnosis and management of PVL-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in England
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Guidance-on-the-diagnosis-and-management-of-PVL-associated-Staphylococcus-aureus-infections-in-England/
· Tight glucose control in critically ill patients doesn't affect mortality and may cause harm
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Tight-glucose-control-in-critically-ill-patients-doesnt-affect-mortality-and-may-cause-harm/
· Heavy-metal contamination common in Ayurvedic medicines
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Heavy-metal-contamination-common-in-Ayurvedic-medicines/
· Abatacept comparable to infliximab for rheumatoid arthritis?
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Abatacept-comparable-to-infliximab-for-rheumatoid-arthritis/
· Review: Patient adherence in COPD
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Review-Patient-adherence-in-COPD/
· Amifostine lowers risk of cisplatin-related hearing loss in children?
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Amifostine-lowers-risk-of-cisplatin-related-hearing-loss-in-children-/
· Studies find mycophenolate mofetil of no short-term benefit in myasthenia gravis
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Studies-find-mycophenolate-mofetil-of-no-short-term-benefit-in-myasthenia-gravis/
· Conference report: Earlier use of rasagiline associated with more improvement in Parkinson’s disease?
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/News/2008---August/27/Conference-report-Earlier-use-of-rasagiline-associated-with-more-improvement-in-Parkinsons-disease/
· NICE and NPSA: Technical patient safety solutions for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults
http://www.nelm.nhs.uk/en/NeLM-Area/Evidence/Adverse-Effects-And-Their-Prevention/NICE-and-NPSA-Technical-patient-safety-solutions-for-ventilator-associated-pneumonia-in-adults/
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE):
http://www.nice.org.uk/
Clinical guidelines:
· Familial hypercholesterolaemia
http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=12048
Technology appraisals:
· Entecavir for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B
http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=12046
· Telbivudine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B
http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=12052
· Pegaptanib and ranibizumab for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=12057
· Pregnancy - routine anti-D prophylaxis for rhesus negative women (review of TA41)
http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=12047
National Library for Health (NLH):
http://www.library.nhs.uk
Behind the Headlines:
· Screening for premature births
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2008/08August/Pages/Screeningforprematurebirths.aspx
· Aspirin for coronary heart disease
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2008/08August/Pages/Aspirinforcoronaryheartdisease.aspx
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN):
http://www.sign.ac.uk/new.html
· Draft guideline available for consultation: Non-pharmacological management of mild to moderate depression
http://www.sign.ac.uk/guidelines/drafts/index.html
TNSMI Health News (formerly Presswatch Health News)
http://www.presswatch.com/health/
Headlines:
http://www.presswatch.com/health/?d=2008-08-27#1
· Toxic metals in Ayurvedic remedies
· Regulator has Sandoz manufacturing concerns
· Hidden risk of skin cancer
· Children aged 10 to be screened for cholesterol
· NHS and Health Sector News
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