Three monthly LAI for schizophrenia launched in SA

Prof Robin Emsley stressed that the active phase should be the focus of therapeutic interventions. Prof Emsley was one of

PARADIGM-HF: 5-year ARNI treatment data in patients with HFrEF

The results were demonstrated over a median follow-up of 27 months, when the trial was stopped early, because of the

Workplace anxiety and Covid

What causes workplace anxiety?  American psychologist, Dr Melanie Katzman writes that the pandemic has forced us into a highly alert emotional

Specialist Forum June 2021 CPDs

CPD 1: Optimising glucose control  CPD 2: Molecular testing for BRAF mutations a priority in metastatic melanoma CPD 3: Erectile dysfunction: When is testosterone therapy appropriate? 

When is testosterone therapy appropriate?

According to Chung et al much progress has been made since the 1970s in our understanding of the role of

Controlling blood sugar levels optimally

Traditionally, insulin was recommended as the injectable of choice1, but new guidelines such as the 2021 American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Molecular testing for BRAF mutations a priority in metastatic melanoma

Although melanoma is more common in fair- than dark-skinned individuals, it does occur in black Africans. An incident rate of

Treating heart rhythm disorders effectively

Tachycardias can be categorised by the location from which it originates in the heart. Two types of tachycardia are commonly encountered

Best practice series:
Understanding the wound infection continuum

The use of topical antimicrobial agents and systemic antibiotics for wound infection should be based upon sound diagnostic and stewardship

Specialist Forum May 2021 CPDs

CPD 1: Pain in the brain CPD 2: Egg timer testing CPD 3: 5 steps to creating a non-toxic healthcare

Oral anti-histamines: Are they safe in children?

AR vs NAR  AR is considered a systemic illness and is often accompanied by constitutional symptoms such as fatigue, malaise,

Cold weather exacerbates AR symptoms

According to the Allergy Foundation of South Africa (AFSA); the bulk of allergens that have higher levels during winter are