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Other Cardiovascular modules
Advances in atrial fibrillation: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Guideline debrief: atrial fibrillation (2 CPD hours)
Challenges in obesity (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
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 hyperlipidaemia
This module brings you the latest in hyperlipidaemia, including:
- The benefits of statin treatment
- When to broach the topic of statins with type 1 diabetics
- Whether lipids need to be rechecked in those taking statins for primary prevention
- Managing statin side-effects
Dr Sam Finnikin is an NIHR In Practice Fellow in primary care clinical sciences at the University of Birmingham and a salaried GP at Lay Hill Surgery in Four Oaks, with an interest in the primary prevention of CVD.