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Therapeutic Handbook

GGC Adult Therapeutics Handbook Upgrade

Posted: July 13, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Therapeutic Handbook

The GGC Medicines App and desktop site software has been upgraded and new versions will go live on 25th July 2016. Users will notice the following improvements: 

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GGC Medicines App & Adult Therapeutics Handbook (Desktop version) Upgrade

Posted: May 18, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Therapeutic Handbook

GGC Medicines App & Adult Therapeutics Handbook (Desktop version) Upgrade The GGC Medicines App and desktop site software is being upgraded in June and July for launch in August 2016. Users will notice the following...

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Therapeutics Handbook for Adults: Update March 2016

Posted: March 14, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Therapeutic Handbook

Since August 2015 the content of the Therapeutics Handbook has only been available online via the GGC Medicines website and the App.  This allows greater flexibility to update guidelines during the year rather than at one point in time for...

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BNF and Therapeutics Handbook -new arrangements for access

Posted: August 14, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Therapeutic Handbook Prescribing Guidelines Update

BNF and Therapeutics Handbook – new arrangements for access BNF and BNF for Children (CBNF)   • NHSGGC are beginning the transition away from printed copies and staff are...

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PostScript Acute 13 (October 2013)

Posted: October 14, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Therapeutic Handbook Mental Health Medication incidents gentamicin Vancomycin Prescribing

In this issue

  • Gentamicin & vancomycin: update
  • Learning from incidents - vancomycin accumulation due to renal failure
  • Trakcare: changing the IDL
  • Reminder: missed doses of clozapine
  • Drug Safety Updates
  • Omeprazole infusion - changes to administration
  • Therapeutics Handbook 2013 - printed copies to be amended
  • Guideline News

 

Information included is specific to use of medicines in the adult setting.

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PostScript 77 (Sept '13)

Posted: September 02, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Respiratory Osteoporosis Antimicrobial Prescribing Therapeutic Handbook SMC Mental Health NSAIDs Formulary

This edition contains articles on:   Safety updates including diclofenac, metoclopramide, codeine in children Kid’s corner: melatonin Osteoporosis update ADTC decisions Webwatch: Choice...

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PostScript Acute 12 (August 2013)

Posted: July 25, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Therapeutic Handbook Medication incidents Prescribing

In this issue

  • How to access NHSGGC prescribing information
  • Errors with concentrated heparin products
  • GGC Therapeutics Handbook 2013 - major changes
  • Guideline News

Information included is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting

 

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PostScript Acute 11 (June 2013)

Posted: June 03, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Therapeutic Handbook Anticoagulants Medication incidents

In this issue

  • Drug interactions
  • Management of haemorrhage, surgery or other invasive procedures in patients receiving the newer oral anticoagulants
  • Treatment of urinary tract infection - new advice
  • Learning from incidents
  • Guideline news
  • NHSGGC Prescribing App - coming soon!

Information included is specfic to use of medicines in the adult setting.

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PostScript Acute 7 (July 2012)

Posted: July 18, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Therapeutic Handbook

In this issue:

  • GGC Therapeutics Handbook 2012 – Major Changes
  • New Gentamicin Prescription, Administration and Monitoring Chart
  • Level 2 Individual Patient Treatment Requests (IPTR) – updated process
  • Guideline News
  • Accessing Prescribing Information – The GGC Prescribing Website

Information included is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting

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PostScript 70 (July 2012)

Posted: July 06, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Therapeutic Handbook Diabetes Wounds

To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format click here. This edition contains articles on:   Yellow Cards and adverse dr...

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