The BPFK had published the January 2014 No. 15 issue of Reaksi Drug Safety News. This News is intended to provide information on reports and safety issues on medicines to the professionals.
This issue provideinformation on ‘Use in renal impairment’ for the article ‘Comparison and Updates on New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)’. All 3 NOAC provide recommendations on ‘renal dosing’ that is different according to the indications.
All health professionals are advised to refer to the package insert that is approved by BPFK for the full information regarding the dosing.
The Manipal Alumni Association of Malaysia, is organising a Symposia Series on Primary Care Medicine on 21-22 June in Le Meridien, KL. The topics include usage of aspirin and statins, Management of Type 2 Diabetes, practical urology, Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, sore throat treatment, OA pain management and new concepts and practices in advanced wound care management.
The speakers are those specialists and consultants in a particular field, cardiology and endocrinology.
In conjunction to this, Nurses’s symposium will be held on 22 June 2014 from 2pm – 5pm. The topics include etiquette, advanced wound care management and practical session.
Through a mutual arrangement MPS members fees shall be RM100/- only. In addition, there will be a 10+ 1 free registration offer but this must be register directly with the organiser, ie you need to get together in groups of 11.