March 22, 2013 by admin
A “new and improved” Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) service has been commissioned by NICE and will be going live early in April, according to the company that provides the service.
Existing content is available now and more information about the new service is expected soon, but it will include up to 10 new primary care topics each year.
December 16, 2010 by admin
More new topics have been added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) website in December: cervical cancer and HPV; diabetes type 1; diarrhoea - adult assessment; pancreatitis - acute and chronic; and pityriasis rosea.
November 10, 2010 by admin
New and updated topics added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) website in October and November include: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; insulin therapy - type 2 diabetes; pityriasis versicolor; pre-patellar bursitis; sickle cell disease; cervical screening; greater trochanteric pain syndrome (trochanteric bursitis); olecranon bursitis; and temporomandibular joint disorders.
September 27, 2010 by admin
New and updated topics were published on the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) website in August and September: Addison’s disease; alcohol - problem drinking; cataracts; constipation in children; cough; Gilbert’s syndrome; glaucoma; neuropathic pain - drug treatment; analgesia - mild-to-moderate pain; breathlessness; bronchiectasis; corticosteroids - inhaled; corticosteroids - oral; corticosteroids - topical (skin, nose, and eyes); epistaxis; hepatitis A; hepatitis B; hypercalcaemia; and lower urinary tract symptoms in men, age-related (prostatism).
July 25, 2010 by admin
New topics on polycythaemia/erythrocytosis and post-traumatic stress disorder have been added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) website.
May 30, 2010 by admin
Some new topics have been added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) site in May: Baker’s cyst; coeliac disease; Dupuytren’s disease; mastitis; meibomian cyst; psoriasis; scarlet fever; styes (hordeola); and vitiligo.
April 25, 2010 by admin
Four new topics have been added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) site in April: Achilles tendinopathy; parvovirus B19 infection; tinnitus; and vertigo.
March 26, 2010 by admin
More new and updated topics have been added to the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) site in March: dementia (new); hand foot and mouth disease (new); head lice; hepatitis C (new); HIV infection and AIDS (new); age-related macular degeneration (new); and malaria (new).
February 14, 2010 by admin
The Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) has added the following new topics: colorectal screening; halitosis; hirsutism; Lyme disease; Osgood-Schlatter’s disease; urinary tract infection (lower) - men; fibroids; gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children under two - management; mumps; premenstrual syndrome; restless legs syndrome; retinal detachment; and rubella.
October 30, 2009 by admin
The Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) website added a new topic in October on tiredness and fatigue in adults and updated topics on: amenorrhoea; diabetes type 2; eating disorders; polycystic ovary syndrome; schizophrenia; and urinary tract infection (lower) - women.