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Managing patients who are obese: Encouraging and maintaining healthy weight-loss

The mainstays of obesity management are simple and well known to health professionals: reduce sugar and saturated fat intake... View Article

Ingrown toenails: digging out the facts

The best method for treating patients with an ingrown toenail has long been debated. Non-surgical options are generally preferred for patients with... View Article

Medicine updates

Two newly funded medicines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) | Rivastigmine patches (Exelon) now funded for patients with dementia | Access to medicines for people with multiple sclerosis has changed View Article

Tinea pedis: not just the curse of the athlete

Tinea pedis is a common fungal foot infection that is often associated with high rates of treatment failure or recurrence. This is often due to inadequate duration of antifungal treatment. In most cases, tinea pedis can be managed... View Article

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New 2014 Annual Practice Report

Bpacnz has now published a quick guide for clinicians and parents to encourage swallowing of pills and capsules in children. This guide is available to download, and can be used as a take-home resource.

New Encouraging children to swallow tablets or capsules

Peer Group Discussions In an ongoing series, we look back at the key messages and practice points from selected articles in Best Practice Journals.