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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)
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
Perspectives in palliative care - non-cancer palliative care
This module will update you on a number of issues pertaining to palliative care, including symptoms and management in:
- End stage heart failure
- Motor neurone disease
Dr Louise Gibbs, Dr Emma Hall, Dr Victor Pace and Dr Nigel Sykes are consultants in palliative medicine at St Christopher’s Hospice, London.