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Endometriosis: symptoms, diagnosis and managementSubscription

Early diagnosis and multi-modal treatment is necessary to improve quality of life in adolescents and women with endometriosis.

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Heart failure, older people and frailtySubscription

Diagnosis of heart failure and frailty can often be masked by other long-term conditions, making the delivery of treatment goals complicated.

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Testosterone deficiency: diagnosis, assessment and treatmentSubscription

Male hypogonadism can significantly affect health and quality of life; however, diagnosis and management can be challenging.

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Managing osteoporosis in older peopleSubscription

How to understand bone health in the context of the older person, including risk assessment, prevention and the management of osteoporosis in patients likely to have multiple comorbidities.

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Stevens–Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysisSubscription

Practical guidelines for the treatment and management of Stevens–Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, rare but life-threatening conditions that are normally caused by drugs or infections.

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Diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Pharmacists can play a vital role in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and can help improve outcomes and the burden of disease.

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Managing the symptoms of overactive bladderSubscription

Overactive bladder can be distressing and embarrassing. Understanding the symptoms, diagnosis and evidence-based management can significantly improve quality of life.

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Prevention of venous thromboembolism in hospitalised patientsSubscription

Pharmacists should note the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s updated guidance on use of pharmacological thromboprophylaxis in a range of hospitalised patient groups.

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Tobacco smoking and its potential drug interactionsSubscription

Smoking and smoking cessation treatments have a pharmacological impact on some commonly used drugs and should be taken into account during the selection, introduction and cessation of medicines.

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Pathophysiology and management of heart failure

Ensuring patients are optimised on maximum tolerated doses of medicines in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction is essential in minimising the burden of the condition.

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Intravenous fluid managementSubscription

An introduction to fluid management for adults in hospitals, covering replacement during resuscitation, malnourished patients and following large electrolyte losses.

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Management of post-operative nausea and vomiting in adultsSubscription

The evidence base supporting pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for nausea and vomiting after surgery.

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Management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleedingSubscription

An overview of the assessment process for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the hospital setting and the treatment options available.

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Palliative management in end-stage liver diseaseSubscription

Early palliative interventions, including reviewing regular medicines and managing common symptoms, enables patients to remain comfortable during end-of-life care.

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