Osteoporotic fractures are a common problem presenting to health services in the UK: Around 300,000 osteoporotic (or ‘low-impact’) fractures, defined as those resulting from a force equivalent to falling from a standing position, occur each year .
A recent study, Jensen et al 2013 , sought to differentiate the effects of exposure to maternal depression from the effects of antidepressants in their contribution to a reduction of Apgar scores. They collected data regarding diagnosis of depression, use of antidepressants in pregnancy, and Apgar scores at 5 minutes from all pregnancies in Denmark from 1996 to 2006 using national databases. This gave information on 668,144 births.
In order to be passed, the draft bill must first be introduced into the assembly, go through all 4 stages of scrutiny and then be presented for Royal Assent. Ministers aim for the law to be in place by 2015.As medical students, we should all know about the legal regulations surrounding key aspects of medicine, The Welsh Government published the Draft Human Transplantation Act in June 2012 . It proposes that Welsh residents give presumed consent for organ donation unless they ‘opt out’ of the system.