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Key questions on analgesia in palliation

Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, and Dr Chris Kane, specialty registrar, answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies

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Stroke and TIA

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Key questions on psoriasis

Dr Tang Ngee Shim and Dr Andrew Ilchyshyn, consultant dermatologists, on corticosteroids, the impact of biologics on infections in primary care, and occupational risks for psoriasis patients

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Key questions on COPD

Module summary
Dr Jay Suntharalingam, consultant respiratory physician, addresses some key questions on diagnosing and managing COPD.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge of COPD, including:

  • The role of spirometry in diagnosis
  • When to start LAMAs
  • How to help patients use home rescue packs appropriately
  • Indications for long-term oxygen therapy
Author

Dr Jay Suntharalingam is a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust and the Trust’s clinical lead for COPD.

Date module published
12/12/2016
Module due for review
12/12/2018
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 comprehensive
Jane Tomlinson
18.09.2017.
very good
Richa Gupta Agarwal
10.09.2017.
Excellent.
Chitta Phanindranath
27.08.2017.
useful succinct overview
Sarah Bicker
29.07.2017.
useful
Elaine Cook
25.07.2017.