Goodfellow GEMS - final 2019 items

Gems are chosen by the Goodfellow Unit director, Dr Bruce Arroll, to be either practice changing or practice maintaining. The information is educational and not clinical advice. ©The Goodfellow Unit, Auckland.

Final 2019 items have now been added.
- Pregnancy and antibiotics
- Extreme care needed with sodium valproate and pregnancy and women of childbearing potential
- Daily iron may help women with anaemia and fatigue
- Topical and oral treatment can work for fungal nail infections
- Bath emollient additives probably not effective for childhood eczema
- Gout in NZ: more allopurinol and fewer NSAIDs
- Saline injections may be helpful for tennis elbow
- The truth about antidepressants

Goodfellow Gems