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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

  • International Medical Press

Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

  • International Medical Press

Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

  • International Medical Press

GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

  • International Medical Press

England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

  • International Medical Press

DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS ONE
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This behavioral treatment could prevent opioid overdose

Results of a pilot study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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Stroke risk falls with magnitude of reduction in homocysteine levels

A post hoc analysis of nearly 17,000 participants in a stroke prevention trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Psychiatry
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Opioid medication treatment: extended release naltrexone beats Suboxone in open-label study

An ER drug should theoretically prevent dependence.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS ONE
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Coordinated care models promising in opioid use disorder

Systematic review finds patterns in treatment that work.

Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales
  • UK Medical News
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Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales

The spending on preventable diseases was £35 million in 2015.

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
  • UK Medical News
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike
  • Global Medical News
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Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike

A number of junior doctors in Poland have gone on hunger strike over poor pay and working conditions, and healthcare funding.

Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders
  • Global Medical News
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Warning over growing numbers of patients with neurological disorders

The burden of neurological disorders is discussed in a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project published in The Lancet Neurology.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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For acute migraine, IV prochlorperazine far outperforms IV hydromorphone

A randomized controlled trial among patients seeking ED care for migraine.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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Epilepsy: newer AEDs carry lower risk for SJS/TEN

A case-control study of 2400 patients from the UK-based Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

Immediate interruption of postoperative sedation improves clinical outcomes in critically ill patients
  • The Lancet Pneumology
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Immediate interruption of postoperative sedation improves clinical outcomes in critically ill patients

Results from a randomised, parallel-group clinical trial.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons