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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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Duration rather than dose impacts opioid misuse
  • Global Medical News
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Duration rather than dose impacts opioid misuse

New findings could prompt change in opioid prescribing patterns.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Stroke: general anesthesia may be safe for patients undergoing endovascular therapy

There has been debate over ideal anesthesia practices.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
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Postpartum perineal pain: cream or infiltration?

Infiltration is the recommended route, but cream may work just as well.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
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Migraine: cerebellar hypoperfusion not associated with cerebellar infarction

It may not be the mechanism that leads to ischemic events in migraineurs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Anesth Analg
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For better postoperative QoL, go with lidocaine or magnesium

Lidocaine has also been shown to reduce opioid consumption.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cephalalgia
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Migraine: anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody may progress to phase 3 trials

This may represent a new option for patients refractory to other treatments.

Lupus: UK patients wait 7 years for diagnosis
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Lupus: UK patients wait 7 years for diagnosis

LUPUS UK presents the findings of a nationwide survey of individuals living with systemic lupus erythematosus.

  • Global Clinical Summaries
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FDA bans opioid cough medicines for kids under 18

Labeling update will include new information for use in adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Br J Sports Med
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Corticosteroids may be no better than local anesthetics for rotator cuff shoulder pain

CS injections are commonly prescribed as a nonsurgical intervention for RCRSP.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA
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One operation, one anesthesiologist: handover of care carries risk

Study confirms that handing over care during surgery may lead to patient harm.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Physiother Theory Pract
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Mobilization techniques improve pain and function in knee osteoarthritis

And they outperform electrotherapy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Before prescribing epidural steroid injections, consider osteoporosis risk

Meta-analysis suggests physicians should be cautious.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Shoulder Elbow Surg
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Shoulder arthroplasty: multimodal analgesia reduces opioid consumption

This approach outperformed standard care.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Advanced prostate cancer: bisphosphonates have no clear benefit

Meta-analysis of 18 studies.