Infection

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Top tips: sexually transmitted infections (part 1)

2019-05-08T10:04:00+01:00By

Dr Toni Hazell provides 10 top tips on sexually transmitted infections—part one of this two-part series covers general history taking, with a focus on chlamydia

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Urinary tract infections: when is it appropriate to prescribe an antibiotic?

2019-01-29T10:44:00+00:00By , Rosalie Allison

Rosalie Allison and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss the new PHE recommendations on UTIs and how the guidance supports responsible antimicrobial prescribing

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HIV: from fatal condition to chronic disease

2018-11-08T11:07:00+00:00By

Dr Toni Hazell presents an overview of HIV prevalence, testing, treatments, and other issues relevant to primary care

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Lyme disease: when to suspect and how to manage

2018-07-26T08:35:00+01:00By Dr Caroline Rayment

Dr Caroline Rayment discusses how the new NICE guideline will help practitioners provide early and consistent treatment to patients with suspected Lyme disease

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Sepsis: recognising the needle in the haystack

2017-12-07T12:00:00+00:00By

Dr Simon N Stockley discusses new approaches to recognising and tackling an old enemy

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