What if that amputation wasn’t necessary?
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What if that amputation wasn’t necessary?

Expert advisers thought that 7.3% of the cases they reviewed had had unnecessary amputations. Revascularisation or conservative management was thought to have been more appropriate. The National Confidential Enquiry in to Patient Outcome and Death looked at 479 cases in England and Wales in 2014.  They considered that only 44% of patients who had amputations … Continue reading

Forthcoming Drug Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetics from NICE
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Forthcoming Drug Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetics from NICE

NICE have some drug recommendations to make for diabetics in their forthcoming guidelines later this year. It can be seen that NICE are heavily influenced by drug costs. So what could these new guidelines mean for you? The blood pressure recommendations have scarcely changed but the use of Repaglinide first or second line for blood … Continue reading