NICE Bites – LUTS in men &; Constipation in children and young people

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites June 2010; No 18 includes two topics;

NICE CG97; Lower urinary tract symptoms in men. Sections covered include; assessment, conservative management, pharmacological treatment ( alpha blockesr, anticholinergics, 5-alpha reductase inhibitors, diuretics, desmopressin), monitoring, cautions and counselling.

NICE CG99; Chronic constipation in children. Sections covered include; diagnosis, lifestyle interventions, pharmacological treatment  (laxatives), cautions and counselling.