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Vaccine information centre February 2019 The Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia's Vaccine Education Centre, under the direction of internationally renowned vaccine expert Paul A Offit, MD, Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at... Read More →
Ten Most Important Things to Know About Caring for Transgender Patients. January 2019 Transgender people have a gender that is not in agreement with their birth sex. Previous barriers, including lack of provider knowledge, has created significant healthcare disparities for this... Read More →
Recognition of depression in people of different cultures January 2019 Many minority group patients who attend primary health care are depressed. To identify a depressive state when GPs see patients from other cultures than their own can be difficult because of... Read More →
SAMHSA improves usability January 2019 The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently redesigned the Agency website to improve usability and reflect guidelines from the Department of Health and Human... Read More →
No benefit to shortening ear infection treatment December 2018 Researchers found that shortening the length of antibiotic treatment for young children diagnosed with ear infections didn’t reduce antibiotic resistance or adverse effects.
The study supports... Read More →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation December 2018 The child sexual exploitation health working group report makes recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of children who have experienced sexual exploitation. It is designed to help... Read More →
Revalidation: compliance to commitment December 2018 A King’s Fund report, Medical Revalidation: From Compliance to Commitment, says doctors are receiving mixed messages about the purpose of revalidation.

All could identify potential benefits,... Read More →
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect November 2018 In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent... Read More →
How gentle touch can turn painful after injury November 2018 Ever wonder why things that normally feel gentle, like putting on soft shirts, are painful after a sunburn? The skin’s reaction to injury and inflammation can make a normally gentle feeling touch... Read More →
Clinical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic November 2018 Providers wrote approximately 4.45 billion opioid prescriptions in 2016—with wide variation across states. In addition, an almost 1.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, either abused or were... Read More →

Resources

The Fat Lie February 2019 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work February 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
Health communication activities February 2019 The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) website: Health Communication Activities. This online...
Patient UK February 2019 Patient UK, a partnership of two GPs from Newcastle Upon Tyne, directs non-medical people in the UK to good quality web...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. January 2019 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
Clinical Pain Advisor. January 2019 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
inPractice® Oncology. January 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Meningitis C leaflet January 2019 This flyer is suitable for parents and for health care workers to explain the changes to the MenC programme from 1st July...
Providing proactive care and avoiding unplanned admissions for vulnerable people January 2019 NHS England has published a guide to the new enhanced service for general practice and new opportunities for CCGs to shift...
Working with Offenders with Personality Disorders January 2019 A guide for practitioners to working with offenders with personality disorders has been produced by the National Offender...
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