NPC Archive Item: NICE guidance on prostate cancer

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. A NICE clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer was issued in February 2008. The guideline emphasises the importance of taking into account individual patient needs […]

NPC Archive Item: NICE issues guidance on irritable bowel syndrome

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. A NICE guideline, which was issued in February 2008, looks at the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in adults in primary care. NICE recommends that healthcare […]

NPC Archive Item: Vitamin D in chronic kidney disease – benefits are uncertain

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. Palmer SC, et al. Meta-analysis: vitamin D compounds in chronic kidney disease. Ann Intern Med 2007;147:840-53 What is the background to this? Metabolic disturbances of calcium, phosphate and parathyroid […]