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Our regular updates or ‘Pearls’ are topical items relating to primary care. Each one is drawn from the latest research, clinically relevant to issues in general practice, and linked to an article in our handbook.
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Grapefruit juice does increase statin levels. But does it matter?
21 Jun 2017
Aspirin harms: the latest research in context
14 Jun 2017
07 Jun 2017
Drug interactions with contraception
30 May 2017
Hypertension - diagnostic thresholds: are you using the correct ones?
23 May 2017
Looking after yourself
17 May 2017
Nausea and vomiting in palliative care. One chance to get it right.
10 May 2017
Quick-starting and bridging
02 May 2017
Evidence is emerging of risks with long-term use of PPIs, and the list is long!
26 Apr 2017
Neutropenic sepsis: NICE guidance
19 Apr 2017
11 Apr 2017
Miscarriage: frequently asked questions
04 Apr 2017
Is this bipolar?
28 Mar 2017
NSAID's: effectiveness and safety
22 Mar 2017
Should lesbian and bisexual women have a smear?
16 Mar 2017
Sepsis - a reminder
15 Mar 2017
Introducing our new 'Locum Essentials Guide'
08 Mar 2017
So, how will you manage Joan's hoarse voice?
01 Mar 2017
22 Feb 2017
Latest alternative truth on breast cancer prevention - setting the record straight
17 Feb 2017
Do you delegate effectively?
15 Feb 2017
What are the treatment options for premature ejaculation?
08 Feb 2017
Assisting patients prompted by 'Time to Talk Day' 2017
01 Feb 2017
Second malignancies in the survivors of cancer
25 Jan 2017
PCOS, fertility and pregnancy. What are the risks, and does metformin help?
18 Jan 2017
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