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Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.

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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BHIVA guidelines on the management of HIV in pregnancy and postpartum 2018 (2019 interim update)

The overall purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance on best clinical practice in the treatment and management of pregnant women living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in the UK and their infants.

Added 5 years ago

Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies

This guideline covers the care that healthy women and their babies should be offered during pregnancy. It aims to ensure that pregnant women are offered regular check-ups, information and support.

Added 11 years ago

Intrapartum care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth

This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’).

Added 5 years ago

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Journal articles

Haemostasis in normal and abnormal pregnancy.

Haemostasis is a complex and dynamic equilibrium involving pro-coagulants, the natural anticoagulation system and fibrinolysis. Normal human pregnancy is associated with profound alterations to the process of haemostasis such...

Added 8 months ago

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 8 months ago

Coagulation assessment by rotation thrombelastometry in normal pregnancy.

We analysed changes in coagulation during normal pregnancy with a novel point-of-care device based on thrombelastometry (ROTEM). We compared the results obtained with those of standard coagulation tests in 104 patients...

Added 9 months ago

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Clinical trials

Pregnancy and Fibrinogen Disorders (FIBRINOGEST)

The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the prevalence of uncomplicated pregnancies in women suffering from congenital fibrinogen disorders (i.e, hypofibrinogenemia, dysfibrinogenemia, hypodysfibrinogenemia)...

Added 8 months ago

Carbetocin RTS for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a randomized non-inferiority controlled trial (CHAMPION)

A phase III, randomized, double-blind, active, controlled, multinational, multicentre, non-inferiority trial using carbetocin room temperature stable (RTS) for the prevention of postpartum...

Added 1 year ago

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10 minute consultation: Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

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