Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Therapeutics Handbook Update April 2019

The Adult Therapeutics Handbook content has now been updated and includes the following main changes:

New guideline – Myasthenia Gravis (MG) in Acute Care

This guideline provides information on MG medicines as well as important points to consider when: prescribing other medicines, managing patients who are nil by mouth, have an infection or are undergoing surgical procedures. Further information on medicines that may affect patients with MG can be found on StaffNet here.

Respiratory system

The following guidelines have been updated in this section:

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Published 17/04/19. Medicines Update blogs are correct at the time of publication.

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