Category list : Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
Angela Timoney becomes first pharmacist to chair Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network council
Angela Timoney, a fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has become the first pharmacist to chair the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network council.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s rudimentary approach to managing diabetes needs to catch up with the available evidence and put patients centre stage.
Identifying those with poor asthma control Subscription
People with poor asthma control may not always attend asthma review appointments and community pharmacists could help find them.
Chronic heart failure draft guideline Subscription
A draft guideline on the management of chronic heart failure has been published by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) for consultation. The draft guideline can be accessed from the SIGN website and feedback can be given until 17 July 2015. Publication of the guideline is scheduled for winter 2015.
Epilepsy guideline from SIGN Subscription
A new national clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults has been produced by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). It contains a completely revised section on epilepsy and women’s health and new sections covering psychiatric comorbidity, sleep and mortality (including sudden unexpected death in epilepsy). The guideline can be accessed ...
Asthma: long-term management Subscription
Asthma management is based on a stepwise approach that should see medicines added or stopped based on patient symptoms.
SIGN issues advice on chronic pain