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News

Saturday, 15 December 2018
Fingertip units for steroids

Dosing of topical steroids is an often-faced dilemma. Using fingertip units i.e. the amount along an adult fingertip helps this.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 09:45
Further curbs on quinolones

The Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has endorsed recommendations by their pharmacovigilance committee regarding fluoroquinolones.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 09:45
TST no longer needed prior to INH prophylaxis (IPT): National DOH Circular

Global shortage of the tuberculin skin test (TST) has made the implementation of the IPT guidelines difficult. Recently the National Department of health sent out a circular regarding this.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 10:15
Good news for open access journal articles

If Einstein hadn’t shared his knowledge, where would we be now? Three computer scientists have developed a browser plug-in that allows researchers to locate legally archived articles that are freely accessible.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 10:15