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Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Key questions on skin cancer
This module will update your knowledge on skin cancer, including:
- Advice to give patients about sun exposure
- Tips to spotting malignancy when assessing moles
- Precautions to take when using imiquimod or fluorouracil creams in primary care
- The use of dermatoscopes in practice to look at questionable skin lesions
This article was reviewed in January 2017 by Dr Richard Motley to ensure all content is up-to-date and relevant.
Dr Rachel Abbott is a fellow in cutaneous surgery at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.
Dr Richard Motley is a consultant dermatologist at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.