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PostScript 65 (September 2011)

Posted: September 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Opioids Smoking Cessation SIGN

  • Focus on Opiate Substitution Therapy
  • SIGN App for iPhone/iPad
  • Individual Patient Treatment Requests (IPTRs)
  • Smoking Cessation and the effect on drug metabolism
  • Webwatch: Stockley’s Drug Interactions and Drug and Therapeutic Bulletins

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PostScript Acute 4 (July 2011)

Posted: July 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN NICE Therapeutic Handbook Alcohol Immunoglobulins

  • GGC Therapeutic Handbook 2011 – Major Changes
  • Normal Immunoglobulins
  • Management of Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Guideline News

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (May 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Palliative Care Smoking Cessation SIGN

  • Palliative Care resource folder
  • Instalment dispensing requests from GPs using EMIS
  • Reorganisation of Community Pharmacy Clinical Governance Audit Facilitators
  • Smoking cessation training
  • SIGN

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PostScript Primary Care (May 2011)

Posted: May 02, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation SIGN Diabetes Dietetics

  • Gluten-free Prescribing Guidelines
  • Sip feed contract
  • Blood ketone testing strips
  • Smokefree Pregnancy Services
  • SIGN Smartphone App
  • Farewell to Dr Andrew Power

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PostScript Acute 3 (April 2011)

Posted: April 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Therapeutic Handbook

  • Sepsis – timing of first IV antibiotic dose is critical
  • GGC Therapeutics Handbook – user survey
  • Guideline news
  • Managing IPTRs and unlicensed / off-label medicines requests

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PostScript Acute 2 (January 2011)

Posted: January 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Respiratory SIGN NICE Asthma

  • New acute medicines prescription form ('Kardex')
  • Inhalers - what's new?
  • Drug Interactions - focus on clarithromycin
  • Guideline News

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PostScript Acute 1 (July 2010)

Posted: July 17, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol NICE

  • Changes to Prescribing Practice in Primary Care - Implications for Acute
  • Antimicrobial Prescribing Tips
  • IV Paracetamol - Risk of Hepatic Damage
  • Guideline News

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PostScript 56 (March 2010)

Posted: March 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - SIGN Diabetes

  To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains articel on: NHSGGC Diabetes Guideline...

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