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Key questions on vasculitis

Module summary
Dr Elspeth Wise, GP and member of the PCRS steering group; and consultant rheumatologist, Dr Pamela Peterson; answer questions from GP, Dr Jean Wong on the different presentations of vasculitis, vasculitis in children and primary care investigations.
Learning objectives

This module offers advice on the diagnosis of vasculitis, including:

  • When to suspect it
  • How quickly to refer patients with vasculitis
  • The role of ANCA in this patient group
Author

Dr Elspeth Wise is a GP in South Shields and a member of the PCRS steering group

Dr Jean Wong is a GPSI in sports and musculoskeletal medicine at Loughborough

Dr Pamela Peterson is a consultant rheumatologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

Production of these modules has been sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, but final decision on the content lay with the authors.

Date module published
07/07/2016
Module due for review
07/07/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Excellent
Syed Zaki Hussain
23.05.2017.
excellent
David Waide
22.05.2017.
Very good
Mairi Todd
22.05.2017.
Good
Nina Foster
21.05.2017.
Informative. Was good to see the difference in my answers between pre and post tests.
Maggie Small
21.05.2017.