Diuretic therapy explained Subscription
The different mechanisms of action that classes of diuretic have means they can be used to treat a variety of conditions.
Urgent action: replacing a lost tooth Subscription
A lost tooth is a common trauma that requires rapid action to maximise the chance of repair.
Nocturnal enuresis in children Subscription
Bedwetting is common in young children but requires careful assessment and management in collaboration with the child’s parent or guardian.
Scleroderma: management Subscription
There are few evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of scleroderma, and its wide range of potential complications means many different medicines can be used in treatment.
Scleroderma: clinical features and diagnosis Subscription
Scleroderma is associated with a higher mortality rate than all other connective tissue disorders because of its multiple complications, including pulmonary hypertension and renal crisis.
Assessing suspected food poisoning cases in the UK Subscription
With more than 20,000 patients hospitalised in the UK each year because of food poisoning, quick assessment is essential.
Asthma: long-term management Subscription
Asthma management is based on a stepwise approach that should see medicines added or stopped based on patient symptoms.
Asthma: pathophysiology, causes and diagnosis Subscription
Despite asthma affecting more than 5.4 million people in the UK, there is no gold standard test and diagnosis is based on signs and symptoms.
Acute and long-term management of bipolar disorder Subscription
How the latest NICE guidelines affect the recommended treatments for this complex mental health condition.
Treating bacterial sexually transmitted infections Subscription
With azithromycin made available over the counter for chlamydia treatment, this CPD article reviews how to identify and treat the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections.