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Sunday, 29 March 2020

We've made a list of useful and reliable links to information on COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 08:00
SAMF 13th edition now available

The newest edition of the SAMF – the 13th – has been published. This is an extremely valuable resource for all healthcare workers.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 10:45
Possible future treatment for chronic, unexplained cough

An industry-funded study was recently published investigating gefapixant which is a P2X3 agonist known from previous studies to block a receptor which forms part of the coughing reflex.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 11:00
Acid suppressant use and intestinal colonisation with multidrug-resistant organisms

A meta-analysis of studies investigating intestinal carriage of MDR organisms in patients who also used acid suppressors was recently published.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 11:00