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AHRQ Resource Features 100 Health Care Innovations August 2017 A Web resource that allows users to learn, share, and adopt innovations in the delivery of health services by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Ten Most Important Things to Know About Caring for Transgender Patients July 2017 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 →
Immune Profiles in Mild and Severe Asthma July 2017 Asthma is a complicated network of inflammatory reactions. It is classified into mild, moderate, and severe persistent asthma. An article published recently in BMC Immunology says that patients... Read More →
Inappropriate Prescribing - First, Do No Harm? July 2017 Inappropriate prescribing (IP) in older patients is highly prevalent and is associated with an increased risk of adverse drug events (ADEs), morbidity, mortality and healthcare utilisation.... Read More →
Glaucoma: diagnosis and management of chronic open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension July 2017 The advice in a recent NICE guideline covers the diagnosis, treatment and care of:adults (18 years and over) with a diagnosis of the condition known as 'chronic open angle glaucoma' adults with a... Read More →
The Potential For Measles Transmission In England July 2017 Since a major vaccination campaign in 1994, measles has been eliminated from England. Maintaining elimination requires low susceptibility levels to keep the effective reproduction number R below 1.... Read More →
Evaluation Of The Birmingham IBS Symptom Questionnaire July 2017 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic/common condition that causes a significant effect on the individual (reduced quality of life), society (time lost off work) and health services.... Read More →
Royal College Issues Guidance On The Management Of Premenstrual Syndrome July 2017 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has issued guidance on the management of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The new document, ?Green-top Guideline No.48: Management of... Read More →
Doctors' Experience With End-Of-Life Decision-Making July 2017 In a study published in BMC Medicine researchers investigated (a) to what extent doctors have experience with performing a range of end-of-life decisions (ELDs), (b) if they have no experience with... Read More →
A Guide To Hormone Therapy For Transgender People July 2017 This booklet has been produced by a team that includes doctors and trans people to help answer questions about hormone treatment for trans people

The booklet gives straightforward information... Read More →

Resources

Web Service Allows Patients To See How Drugs Work September 2017 iGuard.org, a free, patient-driven on-line health care community, has launched an innovative new patient empowerment tool....
Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating...
Elsevier Journals September 2017 Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior...
Guidance on cataract surgery and glaucoma services August 2017 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has published guidance on commissioning cataract surgery services. In addition, draft...
Tools to Raise Awareness of Malnutrition August 2017 The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) has developed the 'Malnutrition Matters Meeting...
Human Rights In Healthcare August 2017 The Department of Health, the British Institute of Human Rights and 5 NHS Trusts have worked in conjunction to produce a...
Web Community For eHealth Procurers In EU August 2017 The community dedicated to eHealth procurers at ePractice.eu is an initiative sponsored by the European Commission to help...
Software To Aid Early Detection Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks August 2017 A software programme lets health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyse data, speeding...
Independent Website For Patients To Drive NHS Change August 2017 www.patientopinion.org.uk is an independent platform for patients to share their experiences and make informed choices...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
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