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Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

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Viewpoint: Obstructive defecation syndrome

Differential diagnoses: Pityriasis

Journals watch: Whooping cough, pre-eclampsia and access to GPs

Journals watch: Whooping cough, pre-eclampsia and access to GPs

Dr Lizzie Croton selects the latest papers of interest to GPs including low-dose...

Differential diagnoses - Lower leg eczema

Differential diagnoses - Lower leg eczema

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis.

Red flag symptoms: Breathlessness, investigations and when to refer

Red flag symptoms: Breathlessness, investigations and when to refer

Differentiate between a harmless symptom and a serious condition.

Clinical review of back pain: diagnosis and management

Clinical review of back pain: diagnosis and management

Musculoskeletal disorder are the second most common cause of disability after mental...

Journals watch: The smokers' paradox, eating behaviours in young adults and children's headaches

Journals watch: The smokers' paradox, eating behaviours in young adults and children's headaches

Dr Jonathan Holliday selects the latest papers of interest to GPs including the smoker's...

Case study: A puzzling case of facial palsy

Case study: A puzzling case of facial palsy
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Dr Shipra Rao discusses an unusual presentation of facial nerve paralysis. This is...

Clinical review of infective endocarditis: diagnosis and management

Clinical review of  infective endocarditis: diagnosis and management

Infective endocarditis is a form of endocarditis, or inflammation, of the inner tissue...

Lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Dr Clive Kelly discusses the common forms of lung disease found in rheumatoid arthritis.

Managing urinary tract infections

Managing urinary tract infections

Dr Sally Hope reviews the management options for UTIs.

Eight step guide in the detection of early dementia

Eight step guide in the detection of early dementia
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Arthur Kaufman offers a guide to interviewing patients with suspected early dementia.

Differential diagnoses: Alopecia

Differential diagnoses: Alopecia

Dr Nigel Stollery compares similar presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis,...

Red flag symptoms: Changing moles, investigations and when to refer

Red flag symptoms: Changing moles, investigations and when to refer
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Differentiate between a harmless skin lesion and malignant melanoma.

Journals watch: HPV vaccination, maternal depression, fertility treatment and antidepressant use

Journals watch: HPV vaccination, maternal depression, fertility treatment and antidepressant use

Dr Gwen Lewis selects the latest papers of interest to GPs including HPV vaccination...

Practice dilemma: A difficult patient wants to register with your practice

Practice dilemma: A difficult patient wants to register with your practice
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A patient with multiple health problems refuses to be seen by female or Asian doctors.

Management approaches to somatic symptom disorder

Management approaches to somatic symptom disorder

Dr Mark Jopling discusses the role of GPs in managing somatic symptom disorder.

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