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Guidelines for Nurses summaries are designed to be concise and practical, and are developed in conjunction with the original guideline development group; our expert, practical articles are written specifically for our nurse audience

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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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    Uncomplicated recurrent UTI guideline

    2019-04-15T11:15:00+01:00By Working party—Rees Brocksom Harding Jacobson Rollinson

    This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Rees J et al with the support of a grant from Aspire Pharma Ltd.

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    Key learning points: physical activity in osteoporosis

    Sarah Leyland, Virginia Wakefield, and Dr Zoe Paskins highlight six essential points from the Royal Osteoporosis Society guidance on physical activity and exercise for people with osteoporosis

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    Top tips: eating disorders

    Dr Dominique Thompson offers 10 top tips for general practice on the role of GPs in managing eating disorders, including signs to look out for, the right questions to ask, and the need for referral without delay

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    Asthma: the role of the practice pharmacist

    Garry McDonald describes the key elements of an asthma annual review and explains how practice pharmacists can support asthma management in primary care

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