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COPD: the GOLD 2024 report

While the latest iteration of the well-respected – and regularly updated – GOLD report does not represent a major revision, general practice nurses should familiarise themselves with its recommendations. We explore the implications of the 2024 report for practice, and revisit basic principles of COPD care, with practical tips for clinicians

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Reducing cardiovascular risk: latest recommendations

Many patients who might benefit significantly from lipid-lowering therapy are not being treated at all, so the latest NICE guideline aims to increase the numbers of patients who are offered a statin to reduce their risk of cardiovascular events

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Using mucolytics in the management of COPD symptoms

Sputum production is a common feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but for some patients, it is difficult to clear, leaving them potentially vulnerable to respiratory infections.

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Diagnosis of heart failure

Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalisations in the over 65s and has a high prevalence in patients attending for regular review of long term illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD). General practice nurses play a vital role in the management of patients with long term conditions, and are therefore in an ideal position to identify the early signs and symptoms of heart failure in patients that are most at risk of developing this condition.

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20 March 2024Vol 54 • Number 2

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