Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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CHMP adopts negative opinion for its Type II extension application for Raxone (idebenone) in Duchenne muscular dystrophy .- Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Santhera Pharmaceuticals) announces that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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Phase III ARCH study results with Evenity (romosozumab) for osteoporosis published in The New England Journal Of Medicine.- Amgen/UCB.

Amgen and UCB announced detailed results from the Phase III ARCH study showing that 12 months of Evenity (romosozumab) followed...

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SUMMIT-07 Phase III study of NKTR 181, a first-in-class opioid analgesic to treat chronic pain, is presented at the 2017 PAIN Week.- Nektar Therapeutics

Nektar Therapeutics presented clinical data from the SUMMIT-07 Phase III study of NKTR 181, a first-in-class opioid analgesic to treat...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and see video presentations from the forum. The Inhalation Technology page features a video presentation from the live broadcast presented by key faculty.

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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Guidelines

BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians to...

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BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part I: standard and biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and corticosteroids

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians when...

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Spinal injury: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance...

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Journal articles

Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis.

Background: Romosozumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds to and inhibits sclerostin, increases bone formation, and decreases bone resorption.

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Expert Panel Recommendations for the Identification and Management of Hyperkalemia and Role of Patiromer in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure.

Virtual panel meetings were conducted among 7 physicians, all of whom are independent experts, including 3 nephrologists, 2 cardiologists, and 2 emergency medicine physicians (the panel).

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Long-Term Effectiveness of Adalimumab in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Observational Analysis from the Corrona Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry.

Introduction: Current recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) focus on a treat-to-target approach with the objective of maximizing long-term health-related quality-of-life in patients with RA.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Somatropin in the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy

Patellar tendinopathy is one of the most frequent causes of non-traumatic knee pain and reduced function in patients. Standard treatment...

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Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Inhibition of Co-Stimulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis (ICoSRA)

The purpose of this study is to use abatacept as a clinical molecular probe to evaluate the effects of inhibiting...

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

CME

Physical impairments in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: a systematic review of the evidence

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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Pressure ulcers: assessment and management

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