Rapid Update 2 – August 2019: Respiratory: Study suggests point-of-care CRP-tests may reduce use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations

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Rapid Update 1 – February 2019 Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): Further evidence that oral but not transdermal HRT is associated with venous thromboembolism

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Rapid Update 2 – January 2019 Influenza: Large cohort study finds influenza vaccine decreases risk of death in people with heart failure

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Rapid Update 2- March 2018: Communication and shared decision-making: UK questionnaire-based study finds that many people do not fully understand common medical terms

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NPC Archive Item: Coping with information overload

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 15 August 2011 An editorial in the BMJ highlighted the difficulties of coping with information overload in medicine and outlined various strategies that doctors use to deal with the […]