During May 2022 Clinical Knowledge Summaries were published or updated in the following areas.
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
- Breast screening
- Candida - oral
- Eczema - atopic
- Headache - cluster
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Neck pain - non-specific
- Poisoning or overdose
All of these topics have been reviewed and updated in keeping with current guidance with minor layout changes. The Eczema - atopic topic now includes a prescribing information section for topical calcineurin inhibitors and the supporting evidence now incorporates the latest literature. The Headache - cluster topic now includes expanded prescribing information for the use of sumatriptan and zolmitriptan preparations for acute treatment of cluster headache. And the Irritable bowel syndrome topic recommendations on the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome have been updated in line with guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Action: Clinicians who see patients with any of these conditions may find the new and updated information useful when reviewing current clinical practice.