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2021: THE YEAR OF THE COVID VACCINE
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Advice on antimicrobial prescribing for leg ulcers
Dr Shivani Patel and colleagues share their practice's approach
Londonwide LMCs' guidance on remote examination
GPs should ensure that patients taking oral corticosteroids for dermatological conditions do not ‘suddenly’ stop taking them if they have coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, NICE has said.
Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available
The current situation
GPs should prescribe hydrogen peroxide cream rather than antibiotics in patients with localised non-bullous impetigo as part of drives to cut antibiotic resistance, new guidelines from NICE state.
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Patients who have eczema have a greater risk of fracture, according to a new study.
Antibiotics should not be prescribed to patients with non-bullous impetigo, according to new draft guidance.
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