Key questions on infections in pregnancy

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1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

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1 CPD hour

Case by case: visual loss

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1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on common adverse drug reactions

Module summary

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.

Learning objectives

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.

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very infprmative
Ash Zaidi
Excellent well written relevant module with plenty of readily actionable learning points for everyday practice.
Nicholas Britton
Martin Holt
Ronald Kok
Detailed and informative
Alexander Marshall