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Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib): revised recommendations for the prevention of secondary cases August 2018 Guidelines on prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease. Read More →
Elsevier Respiratory Medicine Case Reports August 2018 Elsevier has launched Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, a new online open access journal on general respiratory medicine that is dedicated to publishing case reports. Respiratory Medicine Case... Read More →
What polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) means for your long term health July 2018 The long term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can, for many women, be managed by health and lifestyle changes states new Patient Information published by the Royal College of... Read More →
Choosing to have a caesarean section July 2018 The risks and benefits of a ‘planned’ or ‘elective’ caesarean section are discussed in new Patient Information published recently by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists... Read More →
NPEU Study on Uterine Rupture July 2018 The results of an NIHR funded national study of uterine rupture showed that although uterine rupture is associated with significant mortality and morbidity, even amongst women with a previous... Read More →
Research reveals link between obesity and sight loss July 2018 The ten million adults and two million children in the UK who are obese are at double the risk of losing their sight, according to a new report published by the Royal National Institute of the Blind... Read More →
The Guttmacher Institute July 2018 A source of reproductive health information and policy analysis in the United States and internationally, the Guttmacher Institute is a reproductive health research organisation situated in New York... Read More →
British Hernia Centre June 2018 Hernia.org provides a comprehensive description of the various types of hernias and the different techniques of hernia repair surgery available.

Visitors to this website may be surprised at... Read More →
American Pychological Association opens website for librarians June 2018 The American Psychological Association debuted the APA Librarian?s Resource Centre, a website designed to help librarians through all phases of their work with APA resources, from initial evaluation... Read More →
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) commissioning toolkit May 2018 A toolkit has been developed to assist commissioners, as part of the suite of documents supporting the outcomes strategy for COPD and asthma. The toolkit is primarily intended as a reference... Read More →

Resources

Review of Liverpool Care Pathway for dying patients September 2018 A recent report sets out recommendations regarding the Liverpool Care Pathway and end of life care following an independent...
Guidance for Health Staff on Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking September 2018 Guidance has been published which provides guidance and sets out actions for healthcare staff who suspect that their...
Updated STI guidance for Primary Care September 2018 With growing numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, being diagnosed in general practice in the...
Managing Head Injury September 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Guidance: Know What To Do About Flu September 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released...
Harm Reduction September 2018 Harm Reduction International's mission is to promote harm reduction on a global basis through an integrated programme of...
Online syllabus archive September 2018 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
Report on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases August 2018 Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are currently responsible for over 60% of global deaths. This burden is one of the major...
AHRQ Offers Toolkits To Prevent Medical Errors August 2018 Toolkits are available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to help physicians and other health care...
Pain Management Training Site July 2018 Inflexxion has unveiled the next generation of its accredited pain assessment and treatment education website. Doctors,...
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