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Michael Bennett-Marsden

Michael Bennett-Marsden, PgDip, MRPharmS, is lead pharmacist for surgery at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

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  • Hirudotherapy: a guide to using leeches to drain blood from tissueSubscription

    CP, April 2014, Vol 6, No 3

    Leeches can be used to relieve vascular congestion caused by poor venous drainage in vascularly compromised tissue. This article describes how the treatment works and some practical considerations.

  • Overactive bladder: clinical features and identificationSubscription

    CP, January/February 2014, Vol 6, No 1

    Summary Overactive bladder (OAB) is considered to be caused by an overactivity of the detrusor muscles in the bladder wall. Patients with OAB may experience symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia and urinary incontinence, which can be distressing and debilitating and affect their quality of life. A full assessment of symptoms, physi

  • Overactive bladder: managementSubscription

    CP, January/February 2014, Vol 6, No 1Comments (1)

    Summary Conservative management techniques, such as drinking less caffeine, fluid restriction and bladder training, can provide some relief from the symptoms of overactive bladder. If these are insufficient or ineffective and pharma

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