NICE Bites Bronchietasis and Cough (acute)

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin that summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. This edition (March 2019), includes two antimicrobial prescribing guidelines: Acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis, and Acute cough
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During an 1848 cholera outbreak in India, British Army Surgeon J. Collis Browne, M.R.C.S. (1819 to 1884) used Chlorodyne —his formulation of laudanum, cannabis, and chloroform—as an antidiarrheal remedy. Years later, he partnered with London pharmacist J. T. Davenport to mass-market Chlorodyne as a panacea. From Manchester, England, Robert Gibson&Sons combined Chlorodyne with Linseed and Liquorice in decorative tins of cough lozenges (above). By 1901 these “beautifully enameled counter show tins” were advertised to American professionals and the public as filled with cough lozenges that “a...
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This study has terrific significance and could be extremely important,” Harbut, clinical professor of internal medicine at Wayne State University and Michigan State University, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “We’re going after this one with great guns.” The study is part of a new partnership between Owlstone Medical — the Breath Biopsy inventor in the United Kingdom — and the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, a building trade union that covers the United States and Canada. Early Diagnosis Still a Rarity The first part of the study ...
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“Success after success. No other organisation in the UK is winning for their members like this union is. “It also means that we will become more of a target – for the right-wing media, for Tory politicians and for rogue employers. “But UNISON has never ducked a challenge – and we’re not going to start now.” That was the message at the heart of Gordon McKay’s speech on the opening morning of UNISON’s national delegate conference in Liverpool today. With his presidential year drawing to a close this week, Mr McKay had thanks for many, from his family to his branch, from a...
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beth Moen Work in the wood industry might be associated with respiratory health problems. The production of particleboard used for furniture making and construction is increasing in many countries, and cause dust, endotoxin and formaldehyde exposure of the workers. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and to measure lung function among Ethiopian particleboard workers using Eucalyptus trees as the raw material. In total 147 workers, 74 from particleboard production and 73 controls, participated in the study. Mean wood dust in the particleboard factories was measured to be above recom...
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CONCLUSION: Although temporal arteritis is suggestive of GCA, other causes of temporal arteritis can be identified with temporal artery biopsy. PMID: 31201015 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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