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Managing Medicines Across a Health Community March 2018 Medicines management and prescribing are key elements in trust business and it is important that the organisations liaise effectively on these issues. The guide will help with this collaboration and... Read More →
NIH web-based information site for genetics questions March 2018 After a doctor sees a patient, he or she often prescribes medications. Under a new programme, practitioners who want to direct a patient to up-to-date, reliable, consumer-friendly information about... Read More →
Substance dependence a treatable brain disorder March 2018 Substance dependence is as much a disorder of the brain as any other neurological or psychiatric illness, according to a comprehensive and authoritative report on substance use and dependence... Read More →
Guidance for pharmacists on counterfeit medicines February 2018 The MHRA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) have published new guidance for pharmacists which explains the causes and consequences of counterfeiting and provides... Read More →
PhRMA gets user-friendly February 2018 The website from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) aims to help visitors find more information about new medicines in development, patient assistance programmes, key... Read More →
Dictionary Of More Than 360,000 Chemicals February 2018 ChemIDplus, the National Library of Medicine's dictionary of more than 360,000 chemicals, has a new look and new search features.



Every day more than 3,000 toxicologists, scientists,... Read More →

Commentary On Strategies For Switching Antipsychotics December 2017 Both the new generation of antipsychotics and the more traditional antipsychotic drugs produce an important and meaningful improvement in patients with schizophrenia, but most patients are neither... Read More →
Advice On Hormonal Contraceptives And The Safe Use Of Herbal Medicines November 2017 The Drug Safety Update ? published by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) ? contains information on the use of the antiepileptic agent carbamazepine; how to help patients... Read More →
NHS And The Pharmaceutical Industry Joint Working Guidance November 2017 The Ministerial Industry Strategy Group published its Long-Term Leadership Strategy for medicines. To encourage joint working between the NHS and pharmaceutical industry it recommended that the... Read More →
Common Medications Provide Equal Blood Pressure Control November 2017 Two common classes of blood pressure medications - angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) - are equally effective at controlling high blood... Read More →

Resources

Clinical Pain Advisor April 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Start Smart Then Focus April 2018 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Website on the dangers of counterfeit drugs March 2018 Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy has...
Better access to medicine safety data March 2018 Patients and researchers are able to look at data on the safety of different medicines. Part of a series of measures to...
ACEP Toxicology February 2018 The Antidote app is a succinct resource designed for quick access to indications and dosing regimens for a variety of...
AnticoagEvaluator January 2018 The updated Anticoag Evaluator helps clinicians make informed decisions on antithrombotic therapy for their non-valvular AF...
Infectious Disease Advisor January 2018 Infectious Disease Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers infectious disease specialists and other...
Endocrinology Advisor January 2018 Endocrinology Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers endocrinologists, diabetes educators and other...
The Drugs & Bugs app January 2018 The Drugs & Bugs app by Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) is an essential resource for allied healthcare professionals,...
Psychiatry Advisor January 2018 Psychiatry Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app designed to be the essential resource for psychiatric healthcare...
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