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Rosuvastatin is now fully funded on Special Authority for people at increased risk of cardiovascular complications due to high cholesterol, and may be considered first-line for Māori and Pacific peoples.
An abridged version of this article, containing the eligibility flowchart, is available for printing - see the link in the contents box.
This video demonstrates how the three-step Ask, Build, Check health literacy model can be incorporated into discussions about the long-term management of gout, to help improve patient outcomes.
Please note that this is the video version of the Legendary Conversations podcast Episode Four: Let's talk gout (part 2).
This podcast demonstrates how the three-step Ask, Build, Check health literacy model can be incorporated into discussions about the long-term management of gout, to help improve patient outcomes.
Please note that this is the podcast version of the video Let's talk gout.
Episode three of our Legendary Conversations podcast is out now! Listen to three experts as they discuss attitudes towards gout and how to better communicate with patients to improve gout outcomes.
Episode two of our Legendary Conversations podcast is out now! Listen to a scripted discussion that uses the Ask, Build, Check health literacy model when talking with a patient about starting a new medicine.
Prescribers are instrumental in framing a medicine positively or negatively, setting patient expectations. Optimising these expectations during a short consult can enhance and sustain benefits. Conversely, highlighting negative information may lead to increased experience, and reporting, of adverse events, and to poor adherence.
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