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Published: 16 May 2018

Authors: Assoc Professor Jim Reid

In this issue:

  • Quadruple ICS dose to reduce asthma episodes?
  • A single PSA test vs no testing
  • A possible link between varicose veins and DVT
  • Extrafine inhaled triple therapy in COPD
  • Self-monitoring vs clinic BP for guiding antihypertensive titration
  • Low prevalence of pulmonary embolism in syncope
  • NZ audit findings on dabigatran prescribing
  • Auscultation while standing excludes paediatric cardiac disease
  • Vitamin D3 + calcium for older women?
  • TCM therapy relieves chronic neck pain