MUR Zone

The MUR Zone is your one-stop resource to get the most out of medicines use reviews, including the four target groups covered in targeted MURS, as well as being a vital reference for the Scottish chronic medicines service.

Categorised by both drug and condition, the zone is an essential library, covering common therapies, key counselling points and lifestyle advice.

MUR Zone sponsored by Teva

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C+D is in the process of revamping its long-running MUR Zone. As part of this, we are looking for
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Diabetes has, for some time, been considered an epidemic. The International Diabetes Federation
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Mr Lawlor, 60, has asthma. Most of his life he smoked around 10 cigarettes a day, but gave up
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To help patients measure how much steroid cream they need, use the finger-tip measure guide on the NHS Choices website so they can refer back to it.
Emma_Grace
20 January 2016
I ask patients to bring in their medication so I can see clearly if they are compliant
Kristoffer_Stewart_1
20 January 2016
If a patient struggles using an inhaler correctly then show them videos of patients using inhalers found on the NHS choices website
Raymond_Scullard_1
20 January 2016

Frequently asked questions

What is an MUR case study?
Once a month, C+D publish a case study looking at how a pharmacist carried out an MUR in practice and what the recommendations were provided.
What are ‘Improve your MUR’ tips?
We also publish a monthly MUR Tip, these are short articles which will cover various clinical topics and examine how to effectively carry out an MUR. They will provide useful tips to ensure that patients get the maximum benefit from their MUR.
How can I contribute to the MUR zone?
C+D encourages readers to join the discussion and contribute their ideas in the ‘Share your MUR tip’ section. Users can discuss what made their MURs successful and how to make time for effective MURs during a busy working day
How do I find advice about providing an MUR on a specific area?
C+D includes an MUR tip as part of its weekly clinical newsletter. These tips will be classified by condition or by drug class. These are available near the top of this page and are presented in an A to Z format.

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