Archive for August, 2011

Map of Medicine updates and new maps

Map of Medicine is available at  http://eng.mapofmedicine.com

The following care maps are now available to view, print and share:

  1. Ano-genital warts 
  2. Haematuria
  3. Neutropenic sepsis

When the evidence changes, so do Map of Medicine care maps.  Many care maps have been updated, including:

  •  Ectopic pregnancy, Termination of pregnancyand Miscarriage 
    • Now including recent evidence from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists,  , ,   on rhesus D prophylaxis
  • Gonorrhoea
    • Now updated with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV’s 2011 national guideline for the management of gonorrhoea in adults
  • Contraception
    • Now with guidance on the risk of VTE for drospirenone-containing combined oral contraceptives (COCs) including Yasmin, and with extra information on the use of the Mirena coil
  •  Peripheral arterial disease
    • The very latest from NICE on Cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate for intermittent claudication for patients with PAD
  • Prostate cancer
    • This care map reflects guidance from the British Association of Urological Surgeons, NICE, and the European Association of Urology
  • Testicular cancer
    • Includes new follow-up criteria recommendations from SIGN relevant to patients, oncologists, clinical nurse specialists and GPs
    • This care map reflects guidance from the British Association of Urological Surgeons, NICE, and the European Association of Urology

August 24, 2011 at 8:30 am Leave a comment

NHS Evidence – site maintenance

Please note that between 5-6pm this evening the NHS Evidence team will be delivering site maintenance on the ‘Journals and Databases’ section of NHS Evidence.  During this hour there may be some disruption to this area og the site.  If you find you cannot access this site at this time please try again after 6pm.

August 16, 2011 at 2:13 pm Leave a comment


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