From Guidelines bulletin, October 2017.
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1. UK guidelines
British HIV Association, 2017. BVHG/BASL/BSG/BHIVA/BIA/CVN Guidelines for management of chronic HCV infection. BHIVA, 2017. http://www.bhiva.org/documents/Guidelines/HCV/BVHG-BASL-BSG-BHIVA-BIA-CVN-2017-guidelines.pdf [27.10.17]
NICE, 2017. Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction. MIB123. NICE, Oct 2017. https://www.nice.org.uk/advice/mib123 [27.10.17]
2. International guidelines
BEAHM, N.P., et al, 2017. The assessment and management of urinary tract infections in adults: Guidelines for pharmacists. Canadian Pharmacists Journal (Sage Publications Inc.), 150(5), pp. 298-305.
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TEPPER, N.K., et al, 2017. Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection. MMWR - Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, 66(37), pp. 990-994. Check for full text. Athens password required.
World Health Organization, 2017. Guidelines on the public health response to pretreatment HIV drug resistance. WHO, Jul 2017. http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/255880/1/9789241550055-eng.pdf?ua=1 [27.10.17]
World Health Organization, 2017. Guidelines for managing advanced HIV disease and rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy. WHO, Jul 2017. http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/255884/1/9789241550062-eng.pdf?ua=1 [27.10.17]
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