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GUIDELINES IN A NUTSHELL - Brief summaries of essential clinical and practice guidelines
Adherence: to what and for whom?Adherence might be described as ‘sticking to the plan’. The question is what plan, who contributes to it and how does that affect a person’s ability to stick to it?
New guideline transforms approach to therapy in T2DNew consensus guidance from the American Diabetes Association and European Association for the Study of Diabetes offers a dramatic shake-up of the conventional order of glucose lowering drugs, with newer agents given more prominent ‘ranking’
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Managing urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for 1–3% of all general practice consultations every year, and are the second most common clinical indication for empirical antimicrobial treatment. In a bid to overcome antimicrobial resistance, current advice is that in patients with only one or two mild symptoms, issuing self care advice, analgesia and a delayed antibiotic prescription may be appropriate.
15 November 2018Vol 48 • Number 11
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