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Other Gastroenterology modules
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Interpreting LFTs (1 CPD hour)
Altered LFTs – what to do? (1 CPD hour)
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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
Constipation in children
This interactive case-based learning module is based on typical GP case studies and will update you on recent developments surrounding GP diagnosis, investigation and management of constipation in children.
To improve your understanding of:
- The importance of recognising constipation in children
- Diagnosing idiopathic constipation and excluding red flags
- Early treatment with laxative therapy
- Disimpaction and maintenance regimens
- Referral recommendations
In this interactive module, you will learn as you work through real-life primary care patient scenarios. You will be assessed before starting the module and again at the end, to gauge how your knowledge has improved.
You don’t have to complete the whole module in one sitting. You can break off at any point mid-module and pick up again where you left off by pressing the Resume Module button alongside the module title in your Pulse Learning CPD log.
This module –developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors and peer reviewed by our GP advisers – was first published in October 2011. In May 2015 it was reviewed and updated by Dr Jamie Dalrymple, GPSI in gastroenterology and chair of the Primary Care Gastroenterology Society.