The topics covered in this bulletin are:
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- Antibiotic prescribing - especially quinolones and cephalosporins
- High dose inhaled corticosteroids in asthma
For each of the therapeutic topic areas the evidence base is summarised and current prescribing data are reviewed.
Action: Clinicians who prescribe in any of the areas above and who are striving to deliver value for money while maintaining or improving the quality of care will find this information is useful and informative.