MIMS Gastroenterology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for gastrointestinal disorders, from constipation to ulcerative colitis. 

Latest news

C. difficile treatment guidance published by NICE

C. difficile treatment guidance published by NICE

NICE has issued antimicrobial prescribing guidance...

PPIs 'may improve glycaemic control' in diabetes patients

PPIs 'may improve glycaemic control' in diabetes patients

The potential glucose-lowering effects of proton pump...

Ranitidine shortage continues

Ranitidine shortage continues

All preparations of ranitidine remain out of stock...

Monitor blood glucose in patients on long-term PPIs, say researchers

Monitor blood glucose in patients on long-term PPIs, say researchers

Regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may increase...

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

The MHRA has issued new safety warnings, revised recommended...


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BMI

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U&E reference intervals

Standard reference intervals for urea and electrolytes.

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