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Uni drive doubles meningitis vaccine rate
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Uni drive doubles meningitis vaccine rate

A campaign asking freshers arriving at university whether they had been vaccinated against meningitis and offering free vaccination to unvaccinated students...

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Fresh Brexit concerns for European doctors

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  • Clinical Essentials from New Engl J Med
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Zika: familiarity with cutaneous eruptions essential

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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PICC lines needed on pneumonia discharge? Expert comment

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Emerg Care
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Adolescent abuse: data support NAAT extragenital testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea

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OECD critical of 'wasteful clinical care’ in new report

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Diarrhoea vaccine saves £12.5 million in UK healthcare costs

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int Clin Psychopharmacol
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Pneumonia: does clozapine increase the risk?

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Infect Dis
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Catching influenza: screen differently in older individuals

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Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

Hospitals braced for cold weather ‘spike’

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  • International Medical Press

Review raises concerns over locum doctors

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  • International Medical Press

Hospitals declare ‘black alert’ due to overcrowding

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Former GMC chief to lead NHS Confederation

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Plans for seven-day GPs ‘in disarray’

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NHS warning from leading doctors and nurses

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Infect Dis
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Community-acquired pneumonia: results suggests optimal empiric therapy

Previous efficacy and new cost-effectiveness data support beta-lactam monotherapy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Emerg Infect Dis
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Screening blood donors during West Nile Virus outbreaks helpful for surveillance, management

Clinicians may wish to use blood screening as a surveillance and management tool during active West Nile outbreaks.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Infect Dis
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Poliovirus vaccine: fractional and full doses trigger similar boosting immune response

Use of fractional-doses could enhance affordability and stretch limited supplies.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Heart J
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ACS: patients with HIV have higher platelet reactivity in response to dual antiplatelet therapy

HIV-infected individuals are at higher risk for ischemic events.

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS
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In AIDS, ART therapy but not disease status is linked to bone loss

AIDS treatment is linked to loss of bone density.

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Zika: persistence in whole blood assists late, direct diagnosis

As ZIKV may persist in whole blood, donors should be proactively screened for ZIKV exposure.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Infect Dis
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HIV: statins have no significant effect on diabetes risk

Could treatment with certain HIV drugs exert a protective effect?

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Doctors under-estimate the harm of treatments, screening and tests
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Doctors under-estimate the harm of treatments, screening and tests

Doctors often overestimate the benefits and underestimate the harms of test, treatments and screenings.

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Multimodal imaging can improve diagnosis of infective endocarditis
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Multimodal imaging can improve diagnosis of infective endocarditis

Flowchart of diagnostic workup for infective endocarditis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc
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Inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine: time to double the dose in young children?

A potential future change toward double-dose inactivated quadrivalent vaccine in all children aged 6 mo and older.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Natl Cancer Inst
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Does sunlight raise the risk for Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV-infected men?

Novel study uncovers a relationship between UV rays and KS risk in HIV.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet HIV
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HIV with high CD4 count: early ART reduces risk for severe bacterial infections

Risk was reduced by 61% with immediate vs deferred ART.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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The NHS in crisis-again

Signs of another predictable and much expected NHS crisis are evident

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Global action needed on suicide among health care workers, says Lancet editorial
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Global action needed on suicide among health care workers, says Lancet editorial

Experts say the rate of depressive disorders among health-care workers compared with the general population is “alarming”.

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