During September 2023 Clinical Knowledge Summaries were published or updated in the following areas.
- Bacterial vaginosis
- Cardiac arrest - out of hospital care
- Domestic abuse
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Pulmonary embolism
- Urinary tract infection (lower) - men
The topics have all been reviewed and updated with minor structural and layout changes. The Bacterial vaginosis topic contains updated advice on screening for sexually transmitted infections and the advice for intravaginal gels has been updated based on the manufacturers' recommendations. The Cardiac arrest - out of hospital care topic now contains two new scenarios, 'Out of hospital post-resuscitation care' and 'Terminating resuscitation'. The Domestic Abuse topic has been renamed from 'Domestic Violence and Abuse' and the content has been updated in line with current evidence in the literature. The Hyperhidrosis topic contains updated management recommendations in line with the current literature.
Action: Clinicians who see patients with any of these conditions may find the new and updated information useful when reviewing current clinical practice.
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