Updated topics on Prodigy

October 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm Leave a comment

The following PRODIGY topics have been updated and issued on 4 October.
·         Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease now includes the new NICE recommendations from its COPD Quality Standard document for people receiving long-term oxygen therapy.
New evidence from a large systematic review and meta-analysis has also been incorporated to include updated evidence which found that compared with placebo, Spiriva Respimat® 5 micrograms/day was associated with a statistically significant increased risk of mortality.
·         Immunizations – seasonal influenza has been updated to reflect new guidance from the Department of Health’s Immunization against infectious disease – ‘The Green Book’. New recommendations on guidance on egg allergy are now included.
·         Influenza – seasonal has also been updated to include the revised guidance from the Department of Health’s Immunization against infectious disease – ‘The Green Book’.
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