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Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush

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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.

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Case-Based Learning

Gout

Module summary
This case-based module uses the latest evidence to offer a comprehensive guide to the management of patients suffering from gout, including the therapies, risk factors, and conditions associated with the condition.
Learning objectives

To update you on:

  • Latest research about the risk factors associated with gout
  • Short-term and long-term management of acute and chronic gout
  • Therapeutic options including the role of febuxostat
  • The latest evidence on diet and lifestyle adjustment
  • Management of comorbidities associated with gout
Author

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.

Date module published
21/07/2015
Module due for review
21/07/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good
Malcolm Dodson
07.04.2017.
very good
Stella Meldrum
09.03.2017.
Good
Detailed
NEVILLE CROMIE
16.02.2017.
brilliant
Amrit Dugala
24.01.2017.
excellent
John Oldring
18.01.2017.