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This module is a practical guide to basic life support for qualified bystanders such as clinic staff, as well as nurses, paramedics, and other trained medical personnel when away from a health care setting. It...
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Learn how to perform a needle decompression of tension pneumothorax, understand the aetiology of a tension pneumothorax, and the anatomy relevant to decompression of a tension pneumothorax.
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This module will help your understanding of when to use a nasopharyngeal airway, covers the relevant anatomy and physiology, and describes how to use a nasopharyngeal airway in an emergency.
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Learn how to examine a patient's ankle, what features to look for, and what tests to use to examine common soft tissue injuries. With multimedia video.
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This practical module guides you through a case of a teenager with anorexia nervosa, with advice on recognising the condition, identifying red flags and knowing when to refer. You’ll also learn more about how to...
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Practical tips on a systematic, five-step approach to interpreting ABGs, distinguishing metabolic from respiratory disturbances and making the right diagnosis. Includes a video summarising the five steps to interpretation.
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We offer expert answers to GPs’ questions on deep vein thrombosis. These include how to establish a patient’s risk of deep vein thrombosis in primary care, when to investigate, how to prescribe anticoagulants, and how...
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Professor in paediatrics, Steve Turner, offers expert answers to questions from GPs on common challenges with managing chronic asthma in children in primary care. Answers include tips on encouraging good inhaler technique, improving adherence with...
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Dr Kashif Bhatti and Dr Angelika Razzaque offer expert answers to GPs’ questions on common challenges, including diagnosis and management of psoriatic arthritis, practical advice on the use of topical treatments, the role of systemic...
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Pediatric nephrologists Andy Lunn and Kjell Tullus offers expert answers to GP’s questions on common practical challenges, including indications for taking a urine sample, the threshold for diagnosing a UTI, the latest evidence on risk...
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This module covers key aspects of a patient’s history when presenting with low back pain and neuropathic leg pain or sciatica, including exclusion of red flags, followed by a video showing examination of the back...
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A case-based module on recognition, differential diagnosis, investigation, and initial management of this rare but important infectious disease
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This interactive case based module covers the investigation and management of breast symptoms, including breast lumps and lesions, in the community. It contains practical advice for GPs, including advice on when to refer to a...
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Through interactive case histories, learn how to advise women who are concerned about breast cancer, and what information to give them.
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Learn to recognise possible causes of chest pain, how to stratify patients' risk and the key steps in management.
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A module on the UK current immunisation schedule for children, including recent changes, special considerations, and contraindications to immunisations.
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Through interactive case histories, learn the epidemiology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the investigations required to diagnose it, approaches to treatment, and potential complications. With multimedia video.
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Work through interactive patient cases to update your knowledge of the role and relative value of drug and non-drug therapies in controlling symptoms and improving outcomes in COPD.
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This practical module offers a guide to recognising bulimia nervosa in primary care, as well as to the diagnosis and initial management of potential complications, and available treatments
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The COVID-19 pandemic presents primary care with significant challenges, both at individual practitioner and organizational levels. This module provides practical support to general practitioners by synthesizing key messages from multiple sources of current guidance and...
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Practical advice for GPs on how to manage pre-school children with recurrent cough, including how to spot potential underlying causes, when to refer, and when to manage conservatively and offer reassurance
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Get up to date with recent developments in the primary and secondary prevention of fragility fracture, and the practice changing implications for GPs.
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Patients with end-stage non-malignant disease may not receive the same level of palliative care compared with patients with cancer, even though they often experience similar distressing symptoms. Palliative care should be based on need rather...
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This module introduces you to the principles and skills of coaching and mentoring, for the benefits of your own development, and that of your colleagues in the workplace.
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Recognise the three most common malignant skin tumours, and learn the risk factors for skin malignancies and modes of treatment
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This module covers the diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia and the assessment of its severity, as well as the antibiotic options available.
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Perimenopausal women can have complex needs and may need treatment for a combination of problems, including vasomotor symptoms, dysfunctional bleeding, and contraception. This case based module offers best practice advice on the various contraceptive and...
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This video module explores how to perform a full cranial nerve examination in a logical, comprehensive sequence, and describes some significant common and/or clinically serious abnormal neurological findings that may occur
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Recognize the most important dermatological emergencies, understand the pathology and how to manage the conditions
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Drug errors are the most common cause of adverse events in hospitals. This module highlights high-risk areas and offers practical tips to ensure safe prescribing
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Rheumatologist Dr Richard Smith demonstrates how to examine and palpate the elbow to make an accurate diagnosis for a range of conditions including tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, radial tunnel syndrome, and ulnar nerve entrapment
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A video guide on how to take a history on an epileptic patient, what investigations to make, and when to refer
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A guide to taking a history, examining, and diagnosing patients with an eyelid disorder, and advice on management
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Through interactive case histories, learn how to manage and treat children under 5 with feverish illness, and understand its diagnostic challenges
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Genital ulcers are a common presentation in general practice. This case based module covers diagnosis and management of genital herpes (including in pregnancy), diagnosis and referral of syphilis, and causes and management of non-herpes non-syphilis...
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This module covers the practical implications of NICE guideline NG209 (Tobacco: preventing uptake, promoting quitting and treating dependence) for GPs, including how to offer very brief advice, what advice to offer about e-cigarettes, nicotine replacement...
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A video module on how to examine a patient’s hip and what features to look for
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A case-based interactive module for internal medicine trainees on the assessment and initial management of four patients presenting with headache
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A case-based module for internal medicine trainees on how to assess and manage a patient who has a swollen joint
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An interactive module for internal medicine trainees on the management of three patients who present with palpitations
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An interactive case based module for internal medicine trainees, covering the recognition, assessment, and management of common skin conditions
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The aim of this module is to describe the physiology of sodium balance, causes of hyponatraemia and how to manage patients.
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This module will introduce the different types of test for diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It will discuss the optimal timing of these...
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Learn how to maintain patients on oral anticoagulation, best practice for dose adjustment, different models of care, and the potential harms of oral anticoagulants
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This module covers the management of dementia and, in particular, the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms
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Through interactive case histories, learn how to recognise a patient with drug or alcohol problems, learn the difference between types of problems, and learn how to support these patients
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A practical guide for GPs to help in the detection and diagnosis of myeloma and monoclonal gammopathies. It focuses on the tests used in primary care if myeloma is suspected, how to interpret test results,...
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Learn through interactive cases how to take a history and examine a patient presenting with a tremor in primary care, know when to suspect a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, and the importance of referring the...
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Learn how to safely aspirate and inject the knee joint, its anatomy, and learn the indications and contraindications of joint injection and aspiration. With multimedia video
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This module forms part of an introduction to quality improvement (QI).
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In this video module, consultant neurologist Giles Elrington outlines how to perform a neurological screen in less than 10 minutes. He describes additional focused examinations to target specific diagnoses, including dementia, multiple sclerosis, sciatica, and...
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Using patient case studies with diagnostic pictures, learn how to diagnose six childhood rashes in this quick quiz for GPs
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This short video module gives advice and clinical pointers for GPs on managing eye trauma in primary care, with a practical demonstration of eye examination, eyelid eversion, and eye irrigation
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Asthma can be a life-threatening respiratory condition, identify patients at high risk and how to develop a personal asthma action plan
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In this Quick Tips module you will understand how scarlet fever is presented, investigations to carry out and how it is to be managed
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Through interactive case histories, learn to identify symptoms of early stages of ovarian cancer
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Through interactive case histories learn how to advise women who are worried about cervical cancer, and what information to give them
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Deepen your knowledge of how less common sexually transmitted infections and HIV infection present
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Test your ability to diagnose and manage a patient with an acute sore throat, and learn the possible complications
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This module provides essential information for healthcare professionals in secondary care on starting anticoagulants safely and effectively. It is based on the best available evidence
Last updated: 2022-05-25 12:53:35
A practical guide for GPs on managing heart failure in primary care. It covers which drugs to prescribe, which drugs to avoid, and how to monitor symptoms and patient outcomes. It provides advice about effective...
Last updated: 2022-05-25 12:55:31
A module on symptoms and signs suggesting an infected joint, risk factors, which tests to do, and management options to take
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A practical guide for GPs on distinguishing inflammatory back pain from mechanical causes, when to suspect axial spondyloarthritis, and how to manage patients in conjunction with a rheumatologist once the diagnosis has been confirmed
Last updated: 2022-05-25 13:02:01
A practical guide for GPs on when to consider pulmonary embolism, how to assess and score a patient’s risk of pulmonary embolism, when to arrange a D-dimer test if available, and when to refer a...
Last updated: 2022-05-25 13:07:28
This module offers a practical, step by step guide for GPs on diagnosing and managing acute asthma/wheezing attacks in children. It covers how to identify an attack, how to assess severity, what urgent treatment to...
Last updated: 2022-05-25 13:09:41
This module provides a step by step guide for GPs managing patients who have been diagnosed with migraine, including treating acute migraine, options for prophylaxis, managing menstrually related migraine, when to stop treatment, and factors...
Last updated: 2022-05-25 13:12:33
A step by step guide to the treatment of inflammatory dry skin conditions such as eczema, including specific approaches to using emollients, how to determine the best TCS (topical steroid) for your patients’ needs, practical...
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Learn the clinical and radiological features of a stroke, the differential diagnoses, and how to manage patients
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How to assess and care for patients with urinary incontinence, as well as teaching patients how to manage their condition. With interactive case histories
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Rheumatologist Dr Richard Smith demonstrates how to examine the wrist to help diagnose different types of pain and causes of nerve entrapment
Last updated: 2022-06-05 13:41:49
A practical guide on how to identify and manage perinatal mental illness in primary care. Learn about the current guidance on preconception advice, how best to identify perinatal mental illness, when to consider starting (and...