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HIV: from fatal condition to chronic disease


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


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


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

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Common infections: when is the right time to prescribe an antimicrobial?


Sarah Alton and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss the updated PHE guidance on managing and treating common infections and what it means for clinicians in primary care

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Educating patients on antimicrobial use is key to combating resistance

2017-06-15T13:58:00+01:00By , Professor Cliodna McNulty

Charlotte Eley and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss NICE Guideline 63 on antimicrobial stewardship, and explain what steps can be taken to reduce antimicrobial prescribing

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Dyspepsia: H. pylori testing is helpful if completed correctly

2015-12-01T00:00:00+00:00By ,

Dr Mary Denholm and Professor Janusz Jankowski review the NICE quality standard for dyspepsia and GORD, outlining a strategy for primary care management