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The most commonly used maintenance dose of allopurinol is 300mg daily, but this dose may not reduce serum urate enough to suppress gout flares. Find out more about appropriate allopurinol dosing in this microlearning.
To date, two oral antiviral agents have been approved in Aotearoa New Zealand for treating COVID-19 in adults who are at increased risk of progressing to severe disease, hospitalisation or death. This article reports on the uptake of these medicines between April 2022 and December 2023, based on dispensing data provided by Te Whatu Ora.
In this webinar, professor Nicola Dalbeth will provide a clinical update on gout, and provide information about new resources for health providers to support effective gout management.
This webinar will be hosted by Mobile Health, Thursday 14 March, 7:00pm - 8:00 pm.
Chronic hepatitis C can cause cirrhosis, liver failure, cancer and early death. Raising awareness that hep C can be cured with a short course of oral antivirals is vital. Read this microlearning to find out more.
This video is a recording of the live webinar hosted by Mobile Health on 30 November 2023. Dr David McNamara explores the importance of childhood asthma diagnosis, management, disparities and inhaler technique. Dr Burrell then discusses the impact of inhaler propellants on the environment, and how we can minimise harm.
Episode seven of our Legendary Conversations podcast explores hepatitis C. Dr Sarah Hartnall, and nurses Nancy Carey and Bridget Faire discuss hepatitis C testing, treatment, and support networks in Aotearoa.
This video is a recording of the live webinar hosted by Mobile Health on 21 November 2023. Dr Sharon Gardiner explores safe, effective and equitable antimicrobial use and gives an update on development of national guidelines.
Metered dose inhalers such as salbutamol contain hydrofluorocarbon propellants, powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. Read this microlearning to find out more about inhaler carbon footprint and environmentally friendly alternatives.
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