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Otividex (dexamethasone sustained release) fails in Phase III trial to treat Ménière’s disease.-Otonomy.

Otonomy, Inc. announced results for its AVERTS-1 Phase III clinical trial of Otividex (dexamethasone sustained release) in patients with Ménière’s...

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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.

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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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

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Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis includes chapters on the definition of mucositis, its incidence...

Added 2 years ago

Guideline on allergen-specific immunotherapy in IgE-mediated allergic diseases

The present guideline (S2k) on allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) was established by the German, Austrian and Swiss professional associations for allergy in consensus with the scientific specialist societies and professional associations...

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Journal articles

Prevalence of lysosomal storage disorders.

Lysosomal storage disorders represent a group of at least 41 genetically distinct, biochemically related, inherited diseases.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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The impact of asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis on all-cause hospitalizations and limitations in daily activities: a population-based observational study.

Chronic respiratory diseases are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. We sought to evaluate the impact of asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis on all-cause hospitalizations...

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Clinical trials

Clinical Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Drugs in Improving Nasal Congestion.

Prospective, randomized, open label, parallel , multicenter clinical study, controlled by active comparator ( 0.05 % Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride ) ....

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Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of oral dexmedetomidine given in preschool children undergoing tonsillectomy operations...

Added 2 years ago

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

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Blog Posts

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 11 months ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

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

A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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Hayfever: clinical review

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