Archive for the ‘Medication’ Category

Ebola virus disease for health professionals

04 Dec 2014

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a serious disease caused by infection with Ebola virus. The case-fatality rate for the Zaire strain of Ebola virus is estimated to be between 50% and 90%. There is currently (2013-2014) an outbreak of EVD occurring in western Africa. There has never been a case of EVD in Australia. EVD […]

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New website for medicine shortage

11 Jun 2014

GPs will be pleased to note there is now a timely, consistent, and coordinated method for communicating medicine shortages in Australia. Read more……

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Therapeutic Guidelines update – March 2014

09 Apr 2014

The March 2014 release of eTG complete includes updates of the remaining key topics for Endocrinology 5. This includes revision of areas such as ‘Glucocorticoid replacement in adrenal insufficiency’, ‘Menstrual disorders’, ‘Paget’s disease of bone’ and ‘Infertility’.

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NPS FAQs: statins and cardiovascular disease

17 Dec 2013

With the statins group of cholesterol-lowering medicines continuing to make headlines this week, independent organisation NPS MedicineWise has reviewed the latest clinical evidence and published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on its website addressing people’s key concerns.

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