Is sequential treatment of dyslipidaemia effective in clinical practice?

Presentation by Prof Evangelos Liberopoulos of the University of Ioannina (Greece) at the virtual European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress held from 27-30 August.

Specialist Forum October 2021 issue CPDs

Allergic rhinitis + asthma = united airways disease Childhood allergic rhinitis (AR), an immunoglobulin (Ig) E-mediated condition, usually caused by

Superior HbA1c reduction with Solimix

Guidelines recommend progressive addition of rapid-acting insulin to patients’ existing basal insulin regimen, multiple doses of premix insulin, the addition

Preventing sudden death in patients with heart failure

The prevalence of HF has been steadily increasing over the last few years and currently affect between 1% and 2%

Allergic rhinitis + asthma = united airways disease

Kaplan et al2 found that 59%-78% of children with asthma also have rhinitis and Giavina-Bianchi et al5 showed that between

PAF goes allergic rhinitis

Phase I of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), which included standardised and validated questionnaires for

Why skin barrier protection is important

Twice-daily, liberal application of moisturisers on lesioned and non-lesioned skin is the bedrock of atopic dermatitis (AD) management, as recommended by international guidelines.

Fusidic acid – first-choice option in the treatment of skin infection

The majority of skin infections tend to be mild and generally resolve within seven to 10 days.

Is generic substitution in NTIDs ethical?

Generic substitution is advocated worldwide to reduce healthcare-related costs.

Managing dysphagia in patients with schizophrenia

A study showed a reduction in life expectancy of 18.7 years for men and 16.3 years for women with schizophrenia.

Acquired haemophilia and HIV

The main forms of haemophilia are:2 Haemophilia A (also known as classical haemophilia, factor VIII deficiency or antihemophilic globulin deficiency)

The immune boosting benefits of probiotics 

The body’s first line of defence against invading pathogens is an innate immune response. The innate immune response relies on