Goodfellow Gems

27 March
"Substance use disorders in later life" more

13 March
“Contraception for adolescents with disabilities: specific issues” more

27 February 2019
 “Improved sexual functioning with weekend drug holidays for SSRI-induced dysfunction” more

13 February 2019
Emergency contraception in women weighing >70kg; consider two pills (ie, 3.0mg) more

30 January 2019
Chlamydia testing may need to be more more

12 December 2018
Possible small weight reductions on ketogenic diet but no long-term more

21 November 2018
No antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria in non-pregnant more

7 November 2018
Vildagliptin now fully funded for type 2 more

24 October 2018
Bisphosphonate holiday for some after four to five more

10 October 2018
Oral flucloxacillin 1000mg with food is probably more

26 September 2018
Sniffing isopropyl alcohol effective for acute nausea in emergency more

12 September 2018
Mid-shaft clavicle fracture: conservative management as good as more

29 August 2018
Recent opioid use may cause fall-related injury in older patients with more

15 August 2018
Primary care weight loss study put almost half in remission from more

1 August 2018
Rivaroxaban (a DOAC) fully funded from 1 more

18 July 2018
T’ai chi is probably better than aerobic exercise for more

4 July 2018
Guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic non-malignant more

20 June 2018
Vaginal self-swab better for detecting sexually transmitted infections in women than other more

6 June 2018
Management tips for the common more

23 May 2018
Highlights from 2017 bpacnz antibiotic more

9 May 2018
Type 1 and type 2 diabetes incidence rising in adolescents due to many more

25 April 2018
HRT not for primary prevention of chronic disease, and it probably causes urinary more

11 April 2018
Triple whammy of ACE/ARB + diuretic + NSAID – a dangerous more

28 March 2018
New Zealand CVD primary care guidelines: New for more

14 March 2018
Clinical diagnosis of gout without joint fluid analysis: 7 more

28 February 2018
Hydrolysed no different from conventional formula for infants at risk for type 1 more

14 February 2018
Two screening questions can rule out more

31 January 2018
Acute gout: steroids as effective as NSAIDs, but fewer side effects…read more

13 December 2017
Gabapentinoids probably ineffective in chronic low back pain and have significant adverse more

22 November 2017
Paracetamol is ineffective for acute and chronic low back more

8 November 2017
Sleep training improves infant sleep problems... read more

25 October 2017 
Tricyclics may prevent tension-type headache and reduce analgesic more

11 October 2017 
Short term steroids may be associated with sepsis, thrombosis and fractures... read more

27 September 2017 
The nurse telephone call is a powerful tool for depression and possibly post-partum depression... read more

13 September 2017
Mild, moderate and vigorous exercise may be effective for depression... read more

30 August 2017
Coeliac disease can be asymptomatic: four reasons to treat it1... read more

16 August 2017
Most antidepressant benefit seen in primary care is due to placebo. Talk first prescribe later... read more

2 August 2017
7 key H pylori points from the Maastricht V/Florence Consensus Report 20161... read more

19 July 2017
Clozapine. Malignant constipation can kill... read more

5 July 2017
High dose vitamin D supplementation does not prevent CVD... read more

21 June 2017
10 helpful ideas when working with transgender or gender non-conforming patients... read more

7 June 2017
Topical corticosteroids may be a safe alternative to treat phimosis 

24 May 2017
Spironolactone; effective but regular serum potassium checks recommended forever... read more

10 May 2017
Beta-blockers no longer first line for simple hypertension... read more

26 April 2017
Stillborn children: photographs may help the healing... read more

12 April 2017
Bronchiolitis- No medication in primary care; just monitor and refer when necessary... read more

29 March 2017
Early gluten exposure probably not associated with an increase in coeliac disease... read more

15 March 2017
Asthma: LABAs, house dust, breathing exercise and pets... read more

1 March 2017
Association between gout and high intakes of fructose... read more

15 February 2017
Antibiotics – shorter courses (5 days) are better (pneumonia and cellulitis... read more

1 February 2017
Antibiotics not effective for cough and coloured sputum (acute bronchitis)... read more

18 January 2017
Topical steroids first for scalp psoriasis... read more

28 December 2016
Freezing is better than acid for common warts but the same for plantar warts... read more

14 December 2016
Depression and isotretinoin – another reason for low dose... read more

23 November 2016
Drugs for male and female pattern baldness. Small benefit from finasteride and minoxidil... read more

16 November 2016
Stop using topical antibiotics... read more

9 November 2016
One third of non-coeliac patients with gluten sensitivity can detect gluten... read more

26 October 2016
Great patient decision aid for primary prevention of CVD... read more

12 October 2016
CPAP for OSA improves quality of life but does not reduce CVD events... read more

28 September 2016
Monogenic diabetes - common and needs oral not SC medication... read more

14 September 2016
Two new diagnoses? Neurological itch on the arm and back... read more


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