Constipation: managing the condition in adultsSubscription
How to assess patients with constipation and select the right treatment to minimise the risk of complications.
Dialysis: principles and treatment optionsSubscription
How to choose between haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis when starting renal replacement therapy.
How to identify and manage potential complications and challenges presented by haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Epileptic seizure: urgent actionSubscription
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Liver impairment: ensuring medicines safetySubscription
How liver disease can affect absorption and excretion and the clinical consequences for common medicines.
Iron deficiency anaemia: basic managementSubscription
Test your knowledge with this case study on a common condition with non-specific symptoms.
How to treat the symptoms of the most common cause of non-traumatic disability in young adults.
Hypertension: pathophysiology and diagnosisSubscription
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor associated with death in the world but is largely asymptomatic and often undetected in patients.
The choice of medicines used to manage hypertension depends on the patient’s age and ethnicity.
Electrolytes in cardiologySubscription
How potassium, magnesium, sodium and calcium imbalances can lead to serious heart complications.
Managing ANCA-associated vasculitisSubscription
Treatment of vasculitis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies requires immunosuppressive therapies and close monitoring of the patient to manage toxicity.
How to start patients on these common injected anticoagulants and optimise treatment.
Inhaled corticosteroids: managing side effectsSubscription
Inhaled corticosteroids are commonly prescribed but need careful management to minimise the risk of side effects.
Careful titration of the skeletal muscle relaxant tizanidine is required to avoid dose-related hypotension, and its serum levels can be increased by drugs that inhibit CYP1A2.
Highlights of CPD and learning in 2014Subscription
Try our clinical quiz, taken from this year’s learning articles, and check your knowledge of subjects ranging from Ebola to QT syndrome.
Pipeline November 2014Subscription
The latest approvals and positive opinions from the European Medicines Agency.
How to tailor treatment for patients and ensure optimum management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Improving antimicrobial stewardshipVideoSubscription
Improve your practice and slow the increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance that already cost around 25,000 deaths across Europe each year.
Find out which interactions are associated with the latest antidiabetic medicines.
Life-threatening complications following cardiac surgery are common, but can be managed with appropriate treatment.