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Pain in dementia: A multi-modal approach to assessment and management

People with dementia may be in just as much pain as other patients but less able to communicate how they are feeling. This article will use an unfolding case study approach to critically examine the process of pain assessment and management in a person with dementia

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Overweight, Obesity and Contraception

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) has issued new guidelines to clarify safe and effective contraceptive options for women who are overweight or obese. The new guidance reviews the impact of weight on contraceptive effectiveness and safety as well as the effect of contraceptive use on weight. It also considers contraceptive use in relation to medical and surgical interventions for weight loss.

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Acute Otitis media: Diagnosis and management

Acute otitis media is a common infection, especially in young children, and may be of viral or bacterial origin. Most cases will resolve spontaneously within 3-7 days, but there are circumstances when a prescription for antibiotics may be appropriate, and in some cases urgent referral or admission is warranted.

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19 July 2019Vol 49 • Number 7

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