NPC Archive Item: New BTS guidance on management of community acquired pneumonia (CAP)

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. 14 October 2009 The British Thoracic Society (BTS) has published updated guidance on management of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults. This updates the 2004 guidance. What’s new in […]

NPC Archive Item: Revised SIGN/BTS British asthma guideline issued

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. 7th July 2009 SIGN and BTS have issued a revised British Guideline on the Management of Asthma. The 2009 update includes revisions to the sections on pharmacological management, acute […]

NPC Archive Item: July Drug Safety Update from MHRA/CHM

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. The Drug Safety Update is an NHS Evidence accredited provider 7th July 2009 The MHRA and CHM have published the July edition of Drug Safety Update. This issue gives […]

NPC Archive Item: MeReC Bulletin on COPD now published

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. 23rd April 2009 This MeReC Bulletin reviews a number of safety concerns which have emerged relating to inhaled treatments for COPD and sets them into the context of their […]

NPC Archive Item: UPLIFTing data on tiotropium? – keep your feet on the ground

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. Tashkin DP, Celli B, Senn S, et al. A 4-year trial of tiotropium in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. N Engl J Med 2008; 359: 1543–54. Published online October 5th […]