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  • PET scan of an epileptic brain

    Refractory epilepsy: management in tertiary care Subscription

    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness or convulsions, associated with neurones exhibiting abnormally high electrical excitability in the brain.

  • Back of young school girl's head in class

    Depression in children and young people: identification and management Subscription

    As one of the most common paediatric psychiatric disorders, pharmacists and healthcare professionals need to be aware of the symptoms of depression and be able to assess children and young people who may be at risk.

  • Plaque type psoriasis

    Assessment and management of psoriasis in adults in primary care Subscription

    Psoriasis is a complex, multifactorial, inflammatory disease associated with a significantly impaired quality of life. Around 80% of patients with plaque psoriasis have mild-to-moderate disease that is amenable to treatment in primary care, particularly through pharmacy, with topical therapies.

  • Scanning electron microscope of lung tissue

    Diagnosis and management of hospital-acquired pneumonia in older adults Subscription

    Hospital‑acquired pneumonia increases the length of in-patient hospital stay and is associated with high mortality rates, particularly in older people. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals need to know how to diagnose and manage the condition, and be cognisant of the gaps in the evidence base.

  • 3D scan showing brain haemorrhage stroke

    Stroke: classification and diagnosis Subscription

    In light of the many pressures currently facing the NHS, as well as an ever increasing ageing population, pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of the risk factors for stroke, its classification and diagnosis.

  • Bronchiectasis, light photomicrograph showing dilated and distorted bronchus containing pus

    Bronchiectasis: diagnosis, treatment and management Subscription

    Bronchiectasis is a common chronic disease where the airways of the lungs become abnormally widened. Patients present with recurrent cough, sputum production and are at risk of respiratory tract infections. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals need to be aware of the latest management strategies.

  • Pharmacogenomics concept

    Pharmacogenomics: an overview Subscription

    With the NHS working towards the integration of personalised medicine, in particular, aiming for whole-genome sequencing to be standard for specific conditions by 2020, it is important for pharmacists and healthcare professionals to be aware of the principles of pharmacogenomics and its evolving application into clinical practice.

  • pregnant woman diabetes finger prick lancet blood ss 17

    Managing diabetes in women during preconception and pregnancy Subscription

    Diabetes in pregnancy is associated with risks to the woman and to the developing foetus. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals need to be able to support and educate women who are planning pregnancy and those who are already pregnant to manage their diabetes.

  • Clinician check a man's foot using a mirror

    The diabetic foot Subscription

    Diabetes-related foot problems are common, and negatively impact patients’ quality of life, so it is important that pharmacists are aware of symptoms and the relevant care pathways for these patients to ensure they receive the best care and education regarding how to manage their condition. Produced in partnership with RB.

  • Micrograph of non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL)

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and diabetes: diagnosis, assessment and management

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. The condition is thought to be highly prevalent; however, the dearth of symptoms during early disease and the lack of a specific diagnostic test make it difficult to detect and manage at an early stage. This presents a considerable challenge for healthcare professionals.

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