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Real-world impact of switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate to tenofovir alafenamide

Authors: Sarah M Michienzi, Mikayla Johnson, Thomas D Chiampas, Eric Wenzler, Rodrigo M Burgos, Renata O Smith, Melissa E Badowski

The goal of this retrospective analysis is to assess changes in virological suppression, immunological status, renal function, weight and body mass index (BMI) amongst people living with HIV who switched from a tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based to a tenofovir alafenamide-based regimen.

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Corrigendum: The effect of azoximer bromide (Polyoxidonium®) in patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease (COVID-19): an open-label, multicentre, interventional clinical study

Authors: Sergey V Efimov, Natallia V Matsiyeuskaya, Olga V Boytsova, Lyudmila Yu Akhieva, Elena I Kvasova, Francisco Harrison, Yulia S Karpova, Anton Tikhonov, Nadezhda F Khomyakova, Tim Hardman, Jean-François Rossi

Efimov SV, Matsiyeuskaya NV, Boytsova OV, et al. Corrigendum: The effect of azoximer bromide (Polyoxidonium®) in patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease (COVID-19): an open-label, multicentre, interventional clinical study. Drugs in Context 2021; 10: 2021-11-1. DOI: 10.7573/dic.2020-11-1

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The UK approach to COVID-19 vaccination: why was it so different?

Authors: Peter MB English

This commentary is a personal perspective on the approach to COVID-19 vaccination in the United Kingdom.

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A non-pharmacological approach to the treatment of urinary tract infections: case reports with Utipro® Plus

Authors: Tommaso Cai, Cristian Konstantinidis, Sam Ward

Using illustrative case reports, this review documents outcomes in three women with recurrent urinary tract infections who were treated with Utipro® Plus in clinical practice.

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Paediatrics: how to manage scabies

Authors: Russell Thompson, Sean Westbury, Dana Slape

This narrative review addresses scabies, a highly contagious, pruritic infestation of the skin caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. It also provides a summary of treatments and recommendations for the management of paediatric scabies.

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