“There are six major types of hepatitis C – genotypes 1−6. In Australia, about half of cases are caused by genotype 1, a third by genotype 3 and 5% by genotype 2.
There is always a concern with children bleeding post tonsillectomy. “Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used for pain relief following tonsillectomy in children.
“Dolutegravir is approved for use for HIV Infection and is available as 50mg film coated tablets. Integrase inhibitors, such as elvitegravir and raltegravir, can be used in combination with other antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection.
As Nurses we administer antibiotics on a daily basis as part of our work practices. For those of us who have been Nurses for too many years to count, we can recall when there were just the ‘common pathogens’
As Nurses we understand the implications associated with the over prescribing / inappropriate use of Antibiotics. ” One way to tackle this problem is to offer on-the-spot tests that can help doctors to better target antibiotic use in people who have bacterial infections.
“Cancer-related pain is the most important concern in patients suffering cancer. More than 80% of patients with advanced disease experience cancer-related pain caused largely by direct tumor invasion.
“Tapentadol sustained release (SR) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic in tablet form taken twice daily.
“Complementary and alternative medicine is widely used for children with autism spectrum disorder, despite uncertainty regarding efficacy.
‘Blood products are a valuable resource, derived from altruistic donations. They undergo high-cost screening and modification to decrease the risk of transfusion-transmitted infection.
‘Pulmonary arterial hypertension can cause dyspnoea on exertion and leads to right heart failure. It can be idiopathic and familial or can be associated with connective tissue diseases and congenital heart disease with repaired shunts.