Year 2020 (54)

Edition nr. 9

Use of benzodiazepines in the Netherlands

After the opioid crisis, a new problem appears to be arising in the United States, regarding the inappropriate use of benzodiazepines. Their use has been discouraged in the Netherlands, for instance by means of clear guidelines to promote limited ...

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Herpes zoster vaccine for older adults?

The Dutch National health Care Institute recommends including the new recombinant herpes zoster vaccine Shingrix® in the government’s national vaccination programme for adults aged 60 years, to prevent postherpetic neuralgia. This implies that th ...

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