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Round Up Email April 2024

In this month's Round Up highlighted areas include paracetamol use in pregnancy, an update of the listeriosis section and an explanation of the mechanism of action of dual GLP-1/GIP receptor agonists.

  • Question 1

    Prostate cancer and exercise – Does the evidence show that exercise reduces incidence of prostate cancer or may slow progression of prostate cancer or both?: Prostate cancer and exercise

    With respect to prostate cancer and exercise, which statement is false?

  • Question 2

    Paracetamol use in pregnancy and breastfeeding – What is the relationship between use of paracetamol during pregnancy and incidence of wheezing in offspring? What about the relationship between autism and use of paracetamol during pregnancy? Does paracetamol use the analgesia of choice during breastfeeding?: Paracetamol use in pregnancy

    With respect to the use of paracetamol in pregnancy and breastfeeding, which statement is false?

  • Question 3

    Listeriosis – Listeriosis is a rare infection caused by Listeria monocytogenes, an aerobic gram-positive rod found in some semi-processed foods including soft cheeses and pate; but can pregnant women acquire listeriosis from sheep at lambing time?: Listeriosis

    With respect to listeriosis, which statement is false?

  • Question 4

    Bacterial meningitis – this section of GPnotebook has been updated.: Bacterial meningitis

    With respect to bacterial meningitis, which statement is false?

  • Question 5

    Tirzepatide – this section of GPnotebook has been updated.: Tirzepatide - a dual GIP and GLP-1 (GLP1) receptor agonist

    With respect to tirzepatide, which statement is false?

  • Question 6

    Evidence relating to the use of Use of SMS text messaging and videos in bowel cancer screening has been summarised on GPnotebook.: Use of SMS text messaging and videos in bowel cancer screening

    With respect to use of SMS text messaging and videos in bowel cancer screening, which statement is true?

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