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Chronic cough in adults: what’s the diagnosis?


Dr Jessica Garner considers some possible causes of chronic cough and describes the tests used to diagnose or eliminate a range of conditions

The latest news on guidance, commissioning, and primary care

Prescribing guidance for acute otitis media published by NICE


NICE has published NICE Guideline 91 on Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing.

Smoking cessation services guidance updated by NICE


NICE has published NICE Guideline (NG) 92 on Stop smoking interventions and services.

Guidelines in Practice multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are designed to help you test your knowledge and reflect on your learning after reading an article. Below is a list of the most recent sets of MCQs.

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Resources developed by Guidelines in Practice, including animations, checklists, formulary decision guides, supplements, and webinars

  • Formulary decision guide for COPD:
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  • Formulary decision guide: AirFluSal® MDI (salmeterol xinafoate and fluticasone propionate)

  • Formulary decision guide: Dretine® (ethinylestradiol/drospirenone)

  • Formulary decision guide: Saflutan® (tafluprost 15 micrograms/ml eye drops, solution, in single-dose container)

  • Formulary decision guide: Taptiqom® (tafluprost 15 micrograms/ml + timolol 5 mg/ml preservative-free eye drops)

Short, informal articles from people working in primary care

Dr Toni Hazell

The doctor will call you now


View from the ground, by Dr Toni Hazell

Dr Punam Krishan

Dr Bawa-Garba—inappropriate scapegoat?


View from the ground, by Dr Punam Krishan

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Is working together an answer for capacity crisis?


View from the ground, by Dr Satpal Shekhawat

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Glimmers of light in the gloom


View from the ground, by Dr Jessica Garner

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Shared decision making—am I any good?


View from the ground, by Dr Sally Lewis