NICE Bites – Clopidogrel and mr dipyridamole for prevention of occlusive vascular events; Prucalopride; Sedation in children and young people

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites Jan 2011; No 25a includes the following topics;

NICE TA210; Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events

NICE TA211; Prucalopride for the treatment of chronic constipation in women

NICE CG112; Sedation in children and young people. Sections covered include; assessment,choice of sedation technique, prescribing, monitoring, cautions and counselling, discharge planning and training.

Anaesthesia and painCardiovascular system disordersGastrointestinal disordersImplementationPaediatric and neonatal medicine