An overview of the latest evidence for sepsis treatments, including approprite fluids, vasopressors, feeding and ventilation techniques.
Visualising a young person's transition from child to adult care services, following new NICE guidance.
A visual summary of the NICE guidelines on the use of single, dual or triple therapy with blood glucose lowering drugs, and when to consider an insulin programme.
Some public health interventions can have benefits for both health and helping to reduce levels of climate change. This infographic, designed in collaboration with the new UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, shows some examples of such symbiotic relationships.
A number of complications are relatively common for people with bariatric surgery. This graphic explains which should be treated as emergencies, what the possible causes might be for different symptoms, and where to refer patients that need could need further surgery or specialist opinion.
A quick overview of key Zika virus facts, including countries affected and advice on prevention, diagnosis and management of patients returning from outbreak areas.
This infographic explores the waste created when expensive infused drugs are packaged containing quantities larger than the amount needed. This is especially problematic when variable recommended doses are recommended, based on patient weight or body size.
This infographic gives general principles for managing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people. It includes glycaemic control and HbA1c targets, as well as monitoring of complications and associated conditions.
This graphic presents data that suggests cancer screening may not affect overall mortality, despite reducing deaths from specific cancers.
Portion sizes of pre-packaged meals have increased over the last 20 years. This infographic explains how this could affect energy intake, and how policies could be developed in response.
This graphic summarises the main ways in which climate change will affect human health for the rest of the 21st Century globally. It summarises information from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The NICE guidance on diagnosis and management of preterm events is presented in this flow infographic. The diagram includes information on preterm labour and preterm, prelabour rupture of membranes (P-PROM).
This interactive infographic presents childhood vaccination schedules across the G8 nations. By selecting and deselecting individual vaccines, you can visually explore similarities and differences in official recommendations.
This interactive graphic shows all the potential conflicts of interest highlighted by The BMJ and The Times's joint investigation into CCG commissioning.
This infographic shows the evidence that informed Public Health England’s claim that “e-cigarettes are around 95% safer than smoked tobacco.” It also reveals the links between these papers’ authors and different medical and commercial organisations.
This flow diagram shows how ECG results, clinical assessment, and biomarkers can distinguish between types of Acute Coronary Syndrome. The assessment and management of the two main types (ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction) are also given.
Since March 2011, over 75,000 civilians have been killed in the Syrian Arab Republic in relation to the armed conflict in the area. 25% of Syrian civilians killed were women and children, who are disproportionally affected by indirect weapon systems such as air strikes and shelling. This graphic charts the deaths from different causes.
Bisphosphonates can reduce the risk of fracture for patients with osteoporosis, increasing bone strength and reducing fracture risk. This graphic aims to provide an overview of patient assessment and the appropriate treatment pathways and decisions to be made at each stage.
This graphic shows how to recognise febrile seizures, and to distinguish them from seizures caused by CNS infections. It also shows information that can be given to advise parents on the risk of future seizures, and how they can manage these at home.
Sharps injuries, from objects such as needles, scalpels, bone fragments, or teeth, pose a risk of transmission of blood borne viruses. This infographic explains how to manage such injuries, from first aid through to assessing the risks posed by a specific incident and source patient.
A visual summary of the revised NICE guidelines on childhood cancer. Arranged by presenting symptom, this graphic covers assessment, investigative testing and referral.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a challenging condition to define and treat, with great variability in terms of symptoms and a wide range of proposed treatments. This graphic summarizes the currently available treatments for irritable bowel syndrome, and gives an indication of the level of evidence available at time of publication.
UK politicians often talk of “health tourism”—undocumented migrants arriving in the UK to take advantage of our healthcare system. But are we really so different to our neighbours in Europe? Find out in this interactive map.
The BMJ’s website is 20 years old this month. This infographic timeline charts the developments of the last two decades, with new layouts, new content streams and new technologies adopted along the way.
MPs have repeatedly accepted hospitality from the tobacco industry, to a total value of more than £60,000 over the last 5 years. This infographic shows which MPs accepted trips to the Chelsea Flower show, the Oval Test Match, Wimbledon and Glyndebourne since 2010, and whether they voted for or against plain packaging for cigarettes.
Our interactive manifesto tool shows the parties' positions on health. Where do they stand on NHS funding? On improving GP access? On public health, social care and privitisation? Where do the parties overlap, and where do they stand diametrically opposed?
This graphic accompanies Jonathan Gornall's investigation into the tobacco industry. It shows the staggering volume of cigarettes consumed worldwide, and the scale of the associated health consequences.
Facemasks are recommended for diseases transmitted through droplets and respirators for respiratory aerosols, yet recommendations and terminology vary between guidelines. This graphic summarises the recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for five diseases.
In the US, deaths from exposure to cold temperatures are noticeably higher in the west. This interactive graphic uses data from the CDC to show which regions and states have the highest rates, and reveals a stable pattern over the last 12 years.
This graphic shows the outcomes for a cohort of men diagnosed with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms of different sizes, indicating that those with smaller aneurysms may be more frequently overdiagnosed.
This interactive graphic shows the full details of connections between the sugar industry and UK government advisory bodies on nutrition.
This animated graphic shows a model of codesign, in which patients, carers and staff are brought together to share ideas and improve services.
This interactive graphic explores the association between the prevalence of obesity and diabetes according to US state.
Use our interactive graphic to explore the neurodevelopmental consequences of prematurity and the different neuroprotective agents used.
A visual representation of the theoretical distribution of intravenous fluids on infusion.
This infographic offers practical advice on prescribing opioids for low back pain. Caution is advised, since the analgesic efficacy of opioids for acute back pain is inferred from evidence in other acute pain conditions.
This interactive graphic gives an overview of some key treatments, used in the initial stages of Parkinson’s disease to address the common motor symptoms and depression.
This interactive graphic shows the sources of malaria infections diagnosed in the USA. Data comes from the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, USA.
This infographic shows data from the BMJ's investigation into NHS commissioning by Gareth Iacobucci.
This information graphic gives a quick guide to ebola disease symptoms, management and infection control.
This interactive graphic displays study design strategies that can be used to address some challenges faced in rare disease research.
This interactive tool shows how the incidence of kidney cancer compares with other cancers, and how this varies by population.
This interactive graphic shows the relationship between the political affiliation of states and their adoption of two key 'Obamacare' measures.
This interactive graphic explains the medical and social impacts of teenage pregnancy on mothers and their children.
This interactive graphic shows the reference ranges for thyrotropin levels in different parts of the world. It also shows the thyrotropin levels that have been used to define subclinical hypothyroidism in the the different studies in The BMJ's State of the Art review on diagnosis and management of subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy.
An interactive graphic which explains the development of bariatric surgery techniques.
This infographic shows the range of treatments that are commonly used for Lower urinary tract symptoms in men. Use the siders at top to explore how different symptom severity scores can give an overall symptom severity score, and how this could be linked to different treatments. It is important to consider also how these symptoms affect quality of life before deciding on a treatment strategy.