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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

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CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

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

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Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

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GMC: medical profession at breaking point

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NHS to track winter illness patterns

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Potential new treatment for scleroderma
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Potential new treatment for scleroderma

The therapy could be the first new treatment to improve survival in patients with severe scleroderma in more than four decades.

Palliative medicine: does end-of-life assisted hydration extend survival?
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Palliative medicine: does end-of-life assisted hydration extend survival?

This is the first randomised controlled trial to investigate the routine use of clinically assisted hydration in cancer patients at the end-of-life.

WHO launches online course for clinicians on antibiotic prescribing
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WHO launches online course for clinicians on antibiotic prescribing

The launch of the course comes at a time when concerns continue to mount about antimicrobial resistance.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Dermatol
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Psoriasis: pediatric patients at higher risk for comorbidities

Obesity is a strong risk factor for development of hypertension, diabetes, and more.

Language is powerful when expressing diagnostic uncertainty
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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.

Children with psoriasis at high risk for co-morbidities
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Children with psoriasis at high risk for co-morbidities

Obese children are at significantly higher risk.

  • Clinical Essentials from Oncoimmunology
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Metastatic melanoma: anti-ipilimumab antibodies tied to worse OS

A small study on the relevance of antidrug antibodies.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
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Herpes zoster rates higher in IBD patients, especially those taking thiopurines

A large Veterans’ Affairs study noted modestly elevated risk among unvaccinated patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Dermatolog Treat
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Psoriasis: adalimumab found effective in real-world practice

Outcomes similar to that reported in clinical trials.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Dermatol
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Single fluorouracil course helps prevent cutaneous SCC

Topical application can reduce 1-year risk for surgery in patients with a history of keratinocyte carcinomas.

  • Clinical Essentials from Laryngoscope
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Early Merkel cell carcinoma: adjuvant RT boosts survival

Adjuvant radiation therapy was previously shown to improve locoregional control.

Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts
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Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts

Atopic dermatitis is not associated with the development of cataracts.

Lithuanian doctors take to the streets over working conditions
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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 J Am Acad Dermatol
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Atopic dermatitis: is antihistamine treatment common?

Treatment lacks official recommendation.