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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Caesarean section

This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section...

Added 7 years ago

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no...

Added 3 days ago

UK national guidelines on the management of syphilis 2015

These guidelines are an update for 2015 of the 2008 UK guidelines for the management of syphilis. The writing group have piloted the new BASHH guideline methodology, notably using the GRADE system...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Pre-anaesthetic assessment of coagulation abnormalities in obstetric patients: usefulness, timing and clinical implications.

The usefulness and optimal timing of laboratory coagulation tests before obstetric extradural analgesia are controversial. Moreover, the significance of mild coagulation abnormalities during pregnancy remains unclear.

Added 2 months ago

Haematological and fibrinolytic status of Nigerian women with post-partum haemorrhage.

Background: Early treatment with tranexamic acid reduces deaths due to bleeding after post-partum haemorrhage. We report the prevalence of haematological, coagulation and fibrinolytic abnormalities in Nigerian women with...

Added 2 months ago

Predelivery maternal fibrinogen as a predictor of blood loss after vaginal delivery.

Purpose: The present study investigated whether fibrinogen level during the first stage of labor is associated with bleeding severity in the third stage of labor.

Added 2 months ago

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Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals update March 2017

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