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Cough, wheeze and asthma in children: a video module (1 CPD hour)
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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.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Key questions on common adverse drug reactions
Dr Graham Duce, GP prescribing lead, answers GP Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on bronchospasm risk with NSAIDs, using PPIs in the elderly and true penicillin allergy.
This module will update your knowledge on common drug reactions, such as:
- How common true penicillin allergy actually is
- The proportion of individuals with asthma who are sensitive to NSAIDs
- The current thinking behind the use of PPIs in the elderly
- The reasons behind recommending the avoidance of grapefruit juice
Dr Graham Duce is a GP prescribing lead in Macclesfield.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.