The latest evidence
Map of Medicine monitors over 150 guidance producers, and constantly searches over 3,000 sources for the latest meta-analyses and systematic reviews, enabling healthcare professionals to stay abreast of changes through a single resource. Over 40 care maps have been updated with the very latest evidence in our current issue, including:
Acute coronary syndrome: two new pieces of guidance from NICE incorporated. Ticagrelor added as a treatment option for selected patients. Management of hyperglycaemia, including testing, provision of information and lifestyle advice added for people with poor glycaemic control.
Atrial fibrillation: new restrictions and monitoring requirements for the use of dronedarone in patients with atrial fibrillation, following MHRA Drug Safety Update.
Caesarean section: newly updated NICE recommendations including information on indications for caesarean section, including maternal request; and provision of evidence-based information and support for women.
Contraception: newly updated recommendations from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (FSRH) on emergency contraception and combined hormonal contraception.
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