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Other Gastroenterology modules
Top tips on improving GI referrals: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Interpreting LFTs (1 CPD hour)
Altered LFTs – what to do? (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
Key questions on irritable bowel syndrome
Consultant gastroenterologist Dr Stephen Middleton answers questions from GP Dr David Russell on faecal calprotectin, antispasmodics and the FODMAPs diet.
This module will update your knowledge on IBS, including:
- Post-infectious IBS
- Interpreting faecal calprotectin results
- First-line drug treatment in IBS
- The efficacy of antidepressants in treating IBS
Dr Stephen Middleton is a consultant gastroenterologist at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Dr David Russell is a GP in Darlington, County Durham