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Urinary incontinence in women
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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom (UK) have updated their guidance to allow...
Testosterone supplementation may be an appropriate treatment for males with clinical features of androgen deficiency and early...
Asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections (UTIs) frequently occur in people aged over 65 years. Bacteriuria in older...
Approximately one in ten people will be affected by renal colic at some stage in their life. Patients with red flags should be...
Managing urinary incontinence goes beyond just treating the medical condition. For the patient, the social and psychological impact...
A urine dipstick positive for haematuria or proteinuria is a relatively common occurrence in primary care. For many patients there...
Good sexual health is about achieving both physical and psychological wellbeing, free from disease, coercion or abuse. Reaching...
Cancer services in New Zealand are undergoing major changes over the next few years. Primary care clinicians are likely to have...
Although relatively uncommon in children, urinary tract infection (UTI) should be considered when assessing a young child with...
Looks at Norfloxacin prescribing for urinary tract infections.
Erectile dysfunction | Gynaecomastia | Late-onset hypogonadism | Delayed puberty in males
Data report on quinolone prescribing, national data only.
Prostate cancer screening in asymptomatic men is a controversial public health issue generating much debate with polarised views...
A collection of articles from the STI campaign
There are many reasons why sexual health is not discussed during a general practice consultation, such as lack of time and possible...
A summary of pharmacological treatment and management of common sexually transmitted and other genital infections including chlamydia,...
This article provides an overview of some infections affecting the genital area, including some non-sexually transmitted infections....
A series of four case studies that illustrate the importance of patient
history and background when testing for STIs.
Chlamydia remains the most commonly diagnosed STI in New Zealand, according to the annual STI Surveillance Report. Although not...
Imiquimod enhances the immune response to viral infections and tumours by stimulating the immune system to release interferon...
Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, is a common condition which children usually grow out of. Advice to parents on simple behavioural...
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common disorder that affects many New Zealand men, with both organic and psychogenic causes. Persistent...
• Calcium Supplementation and the risk of myocardial infarction
• Use of eGFR for drug dose adjustment•
Laboratory investigations of UTI tests plus: • Fasting vs Post Prandial glucose.
This resource focuses on the diagnosis of infection in the urinary tract. In particular uncomplicated and complicated urinary...
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