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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 Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently 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.