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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

  • UK Professional News

CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

  • International Medical Press

NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

  • International Medical Press

Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

  • International Medical Press

GMC: medical profession at breaking point

  • International Medical Press

NHS to track winter illness patterns

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Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2018
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials January 2018

Breathing retraining for asthma | LABAs/LAMAs increase CVD events in COPD.

Language is powerful when expressing diagnostic uncertainty
  • Global Medical News
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Language is powerful when expressing diagnostic uncertainty

Parents of paediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Pediatr
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School-based telemedicine for pediatric asthma

More symptom-free days, fewer ED visits in a randomized clinical trial.

BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups
  • UK Medical News
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BTS issues call for co-chairs of new guideline development groups

The British Thoracic Society is expected to commission 2 new guidelines in 2018.

Lithuanian doctors take to the streets over working conditions
  • Global Medical News
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Lithuanian doctors take to the streets over working conditions

The European Junior Doctors has expressed solidarity with Lithuanian doctors

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ Open
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  • FULLTEXT

Pediatric asthma: evidence weak for subcutaneous or sublingual immunotherapy

Much of the older, favorable evidence predates the era of ICSs.

GMC identifies 4 warning signs for UK medical workforce
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GMC identifies 4 warning signs for UK medical workforce

The General Medical Council has published its 2017 State of medical education and practice in the UK report.

EU Members States to begin exchanging patient data this year
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EU Members States to begin exchanging patient data this year

Under the new plans, when a citizen makes an unplanned cross-border healthcare visit, it will be possible to access the patient's data.

Interventions to improve physical and mental health
  • The Lancet
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Interventions to improve physical and mental health

Dedicated resources and better collaboration with the affected populations needed

European declaration for patient safety calls for better healthcare resources
  • Global Medical News
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European declaration for patient safety calls for better healthcare resources

Reducing the rate of adverse events would prevent more than 750,000 harm-inflicting medical errors per year in the EU.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Acad Psychiatry
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Online help for physician burnout, depression

24%-54% of healthcare professionals experience significant levels of burnout.

Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017
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Lung Disease: Monthly Essentials December 2017

Is 2 days of dex enough in pediatric asthma? | Beta-blockers and hospitalization in COPD with HF.

NHS could save £200 million annually with good staff management
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NHS could save £200 million annually with good staff management

Involving staff in decisions and conducting performance appraisals were linked to lower staff absence rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
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Measuring mucosal impedance to distinguish GERD from EoE

A new device deployed during endoscopy performs well in a small study.