NICE Bites – Hyperphosphataemia in CKD & Urinary Incontinence

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites April 2013; No 51 includes two topics;

Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease. Sections covered include; diet, phosphate binders, prescribing and review.

Urinary incontinence in neurological disease. Sections covered include; assessment, behavioural treatment, pharmacological treatment (antimuscarinics, botulinum toxin type A), monitoring, treatment for stress incontinence, to improve bladder emptying, to prevent urinary tract infection, and potential complications.

ImplementationNeurological disordersNutritional and metabolic disordersPaediatric and neonatal medicineRenal and urologic disorders