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Other Care of the elderly modules
End of life care - three key areas: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Key questions on syncope in the elderly (1 CPD hour)
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
Clinical casebook: elderly care
Consultant geriatrician Dr James Woodard offers advice on common presentations in the older patient group.
- Which drugs are likely to impair renal function
- Preventing AKI
- Persevering with statins
- The suitability of newer anticoagulants
Dr James Woodard is a consultant geriatrician at the Royal Derby Hospital.