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Evidence based healthcare consultancy

Evidence-based guidance for the management of acute dental problems – in your pocket!

How the MADP application looks on a smartphoneMinervation has teamed up with the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme to produce Management of Acute Dental Problems.

This evidence-based decision aid is for non-dental health professionals who are advising patients with oral health problems.

By selecting the patient’s symptoms, the system directs users towards the recommended care.

It also provides detailed background information about conditions that are the most likely causes of symptoms, along with further recommendations for management.

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If you’ve gone Olympic crazy and put your back out (I know I have), let the Musculoskeletal Elf help you

The Musculoskeletal ElfWatching Olympic gymnastics should come with a health and safety warning!  All I was trying to do was emulate a couple of pommel horse moves and before you know it…

Still, help is at hand! The Musculoskeletal Elf website goes live today.  Another evidence-based health information site aimed at health professionals, this time bringing you thrice weekly (Mon, Wed and Fri) updates of the latest research and guidance relevant to musculoskeletal conditions.

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Healthy eating out in Scotland

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the healthy living award website.

The healthyliving award has been designed to make it easier for you to eat healthier food whenever you eat out. Many cafes, sandwich shops, workplace restaurants, colleges and other places where you buy meals and snacks across Scotland have made changes to the way they prepare food to ensure it’s done with your health in mind. These eateries will be displaying the healthyliving award logo and their certificate.

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