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AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens (IOL) shows superior visual outcomes to the ZEISS AT LISA tri 839MP IOL in head to head study of cataract patients.- Alcon.

Alcon, unveils new data showing significantly improved near and intermediate distance vision with the AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens (IOL)...

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QuANTUM-R phase III study of AC 220 shows benefits for overall survival in acute myeloid leukemia.- Daiichi Sankyo.

Daiichi Sankyo announced updated positive results from the pivotal QuANTUM-R phase III study of AC 220 (quizartinib) which showed that...

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Complete Response Letter for Furoscix, a proposed treatment of edema or fluid overload in patients with heart failure.- sc Pharmaceuticals.

scPharmaceuticals Inc., announced the Company received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA regarding the 505(b)(2) application for Furoscix,...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

View highlights from recent congresses presented in new expert videos with leading physicians.

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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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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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

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Journal articles

Intraoperative administration of 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate reduces blood requirements in cardiac transplantation

Assessing the efficacy of intraoperative 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) use in blood product utilization, time to chest closure, intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital length of stay (LOS), thromboembolic...

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Nintedanib for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Areas covered: Herein, the authors review the working mechanisms of nintedanib, its pharmacological profile, and its efficacy and safety for patients with IPF.

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A Real-Life Multicenter National Study on Nintedanib in Severe Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Objectives: This national, multicenter, retrospective real-life study was intended to determine the impact of nintedanib on the treatment of patients with severe IPF.

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Clinical trials

Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure (MANAGE-HF)

The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

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A Study of Atezolizumab Compared With Docetaxel in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Platinum-Containing Therapy (OAK)

This global, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (an anti-programmed death−ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody) compared with docetaxel...

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Comparison of Propofol and Dexmedetomidine to Treat Hyperactive and Mixed ICU Delirium - the Basel ProDex Randomized Trial

In this randomized study, the investigators aim to test the hypothesis that the reinstitution of a normal circadian rhythm by continuous infusions of dexmedetomidine compared to propofol between 8pm and 6am...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ILC 2018 – Targetable pathways in liver disease: from identification to clinical application

Posted 2 months ago

A number of studies from the speakers at this year's ILC Basic Science Seminar are discussed here, focusing on targetable pathways in liver disease, covering pathway identification, potential drug targets and their clinical application.

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 3 months ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 6 months ago

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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