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Other Care of the elderly modules
End of life care - three key areas: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Clinical casebook: elderly care (1.5 CPD hours)
Vikki Gray and Dr Sarah Abbas explain what GPs need to do to protect adults at risk
Professor David Sanders and Dr Michelle Shui Yee Lau on late presentation, who should be screened and prescribing gluten-free food
Speaking at Pulse LIVE 2017, GP Dr Carrie Ladd takes you through some key questions on recognising and managing perinatal health problems
Key questions on syncope in the elderly
This module will guide you through the latest on treating syncope in the elderly, including:
- The different types of syncope
- What features of syncope should make you suspicious of a significant underlying cause
- The role of tilt-table testing
- The effect alcohol has on syncope
Dr Michael John van der Watt is a consultant cardiologist at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Spire Bushey Hospital.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.