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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
This interactive module, based on typical case studies that might present to a GP, will update you on recent developments surrounding GP diagnosis, investigation and management of hypertension in primary care
Cardiologists Dr Syed Ahsan and Dr Bunny Saberwal answer questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on finding undiagnosed patients, anticoagulation and the HAS-BLED score.
Dr Matt Fay, GPSI in cardiology, answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on heparin, the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and when to stop anticoagulation.
Dr Graham Duce, GP prescribing lead, answers GP Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on bronchospasm risk with NSAIDs, using PPIs in the elderly and true penicillin allergy.
This interactive, case-based learning module covers the GP-relevant sections of the June 2014 NICE guidance on the management of atrial fibrillation using three typical primary care case histories.
Haematologists Dr Sarah Antcliff, Dr Kanchana De Abrew and Dr Christopher Jenkins discuss the management of low white cell counts.
GP and prescribing lead Dr Martin Duerden offers his advice on saying ‘no’ to an antibiotics request, while Dr Rupert Payne, GP and specialist in clinical pharmacology, advises on three cases of polypharmacy.
Consultant medical biochemist Dr Andrew Day continues our series on common primary care blood results with a look at hyponatraemia.