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Prostate Cancer – where are we now?

November is the month when there is a particular focus on men’s health, in a bid to tackle the ongoing discrepancies between men and women’s health outcomes and life expectancy: one of this year’s target areas is prostate cancer

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The 2020 report updates recommendations in a number of areas, but for completeness, this summary covers the main aspects of COPD that are likely to be managed in primary care, which will be particularly useful for practice nurses who are not ‘experts’ – and those who would appreciate a refresher on the basics of COPD management

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Adverse drug reactions: A guide for general practice nurses

An adverse drug reaction (ADR) may be a known effect of the drug, or a new and previously unrecognised effect. It is defined as an unwanted or harmful reaction that occurs after administration, and which is suspected or known to be due to the drug. ADRs may also be an unintended or unexpected reaction to a drug normally used for prevention or treatment of a condition. The precise incidence of ADRs is not known with any certainty because it is difficult to assess what caused a reaction, and not all ADRs are reported.

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14 November 2019Vol 49 • Number 11

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