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Bone metastases

X-rays too can be normal. Bone scans can miss lytic lesions, and cannot distinguish between metastases and other conditions such as osteoarthritis. Bone pain should be treated with analgesia. If...

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Drug interactions with contraception

Intrauterine systems and intrauterine devices are not affected by enzyme inducers; nor are progesterone-only injectables – though subdermal implants are affected.
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Hypertension - diagnostic thresholds: are you using the correct ones?

Is it time to have a quick check of your practice protocol and see what it says?

Click below to see our summary of this 2016 BJGP article, the NICE guidance...
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Looking after yourself

Remember, in times of high stress, it’s even more important to PLAN AND PUT INTO YOUR DIARY those things that are vital to your wellbeing. If you don’t put them in, something else will...

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Nausea and vomiting in palliative care. One chance to get it right.

Nausea and vomiting in palliative care was the subject of a 2015 BMJ review. The main issue is to try and determine the cause of nausea and vomiting, and then select treatment accordingly. The...

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