Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome 21st September 2021

Dr Hussain presented a Summary of updated NICE guidance related to the Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea syndrome.    Key learning points were:   Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS), Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) and COPD-OSAHS overlap syndrome are common yet under-recognised conditions. It is estimated that 5 % of the UK population have[…]

Hormone Replacement Therapy 21st September 2021

Dr Sophie Newton shared a comprehensive overview of the menopause and HRT. The presentation included information related to the influence of oestrogen, menopausal symptoms, benefits of HRT, concerns regarding HRT and HRT prescribing.   Key take home messages were:  Stop ordering blood tests. They are not needed to diagnose menopause in most women.  Consider menopause[…]