Genitourinary system (male)

An update on the use of nitrofurantoin in patients with renal impairment

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)...

October 2015

Prescribing testosterone in ageing males: why you shouldn’t read this article

Testosterone supplementation may be an appropriate treatment...

August 2015

A pragmatic guide to asymptomatic bacteriuria and testing for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in people aged over 65 years

Asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections (UTIs)...

July 2015

Managing patients with renal colic in primary care: Know when to hold them

Approximately one in ten people will be affected by renal colic...

April 2014

Urinary incontinence in adults

Managing urinary incontinence goes beyond just treating the...

October 2013

Interpreting urine dipstick tests in adults: a reference guide for primary care

A urine dipstick positive for haematuria or proteinuria is a...

June 2013

A “how-to guide” for a sexual health check-up

Good sexual health is about achieving both physical and psychological...

April 2013

Following up prostate cancer in primary care

Cancer services in New Zealand are undergoing major changes...

October 2012

Managing urinary tract infections in children

Although relatively uncommon in children, urinary tract infection...

May 2012

Norfloxacin Prescribing Update

Looks at Norfloxacin prescribing for urinary tract infecti...

May 2011

Selected topics in Men’s health

Erectile dysfunction | Gynaecomastia | Late-onset hypogonadism...

September 2010

Quinolone prescribing

Data report on quinolone prescribing, national data only.

July 2010

PSA screening in asymptomatic men

Prostate cancer screening in asymptomatic men is a controversial...

July 2010

STI Handbook

A collection of articles from the STI campaign

April 2009

Lets talk about sex

There are many reasons why sexual health is not discussed during...

April 2009

Treatment of sexually transmitted and other genital infections

A summary of pharmacological treatment and management of common...

April 2009

Sexually transmitted infections - what testing is needed and when?

This article provides an overview of some infections affecting...

March 2009

Testing for STIs - four case scenarios

A series of four case studies that illustrate the importance...

March 2009

Sexually transmitted infections in New Zealand

Chlamydia remains the most commonly diagnosed STI in New Zealand,...

February 2009

Imiquimod cream (Aldara) for genital warts and basal cell carcinoma

Imiquimod enhances the immune response to viral infections and...

September 2008

The investigation and management of nocturnal enuresis

Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, is a common condition which...

June 2008

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common disorder that affects...

April 2008

Snippets: Drug information of topical interest


• Calcium Supplementation and the risk of myocardial infarction
• Use...

December 2007

UTI best tests

Laboratory investigations of UTI tests plus:
• Fasting vs Post...

September 2006

Laboratory investigation of UTI

This resource focuses on the diagnosis of infection in the urinary...

July 2006

UTIs: Laboratory investigations

This resource focuses on the diagnosis of infection in the urinary...

June 2006

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