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Correction to drug classes and dosage levels included in a figure on page 263 within the March 2019 edition of the Guidelines handbook. Read more about this correction.


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    NICE ulcerative colitis guideline


    This summary covers the management of ulcerative colitis, including maintaining remission, in people of all ages.

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    PHE pneumococcal guideline (Green Book chapter 25)


    This summary covers types of vaccine, administration, dosage and schedule, and at-risk groups who should be immunised against pneumococcal disease.

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    PHE UK immunisation schedule (Green Book chapter 11)


    What immunisations are needed, and when? What do you do if a patient’s immunisation status is incomplete or unknown?

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    Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management


    Summary of NICE guidance covers history taking, assessing urinary incontinence, investigations, non-surgical management, and indicators for referral.

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    SIGN cardiac arrhythmias guideline


    Read the latest recommendations on the management of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias in acute coronary syndrome, coronary heart disease, and left-ventricular dysfunction as well as arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest and coronary artery bypass graft.

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    SIGN FASD guideline


    Failure to recognise prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) as a possible cause of behavioural difficulties, such as ADHD, may contribute to adverse outcomes for the child. This summary covers the identification of children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure and includes a succinct and helpful diagnostic algorithm.

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Test your knowledge and understanding of the management of sore throat by reading our Guidelines summary of the NICE guideline on Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

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