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Differential diagnoses: Skin conditions of the feet

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Clinical Review: Delirium

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

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Journals watch: Cardiovascular risk in those whose parents smoke and support following TOP

Journals watch: Diagnostic imaging for back pain and blood testing for heart failure

Journals watch: Diagnostic imaging for back pain and blood testing for heart failure

Too busy to read all of the journals? Dr Bryan Palmer selects the latest papers of...

Clinical Review: Neuropathic pain

Clinical Review:  Neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain is a localized sensation of unpleasant discomfort caused by damage...

Red flag symptoms: Jaundice

Red flag symptoms: Jaundice

A careful history and examination will help to elucidate the underlying cause of...

Differential diagnoses: Crusted skin lesions

Differential diagnoses: Crusted skin lesions

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four similar dermatology presentations.

Referral and management of renal colic

Referral and management of renal colic

Clinical assessment will guide the choice from a range of therapeutic options and...

Clinical Review: Cervical cancer

Clinical Review: Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer worldwide, with a significant...

Journals watch: HPV vaccination status and resistant bacteria in the gut

Journals watch: HPV vaccination status and resistant bacteria in the gut

Too busy to read all of the journals? Dr Sally Hope selects the latest papers of...

Differential diagnoses: Vascular conditions

Differential diagnoses: Vascular conditions

Dr Nigel Stollery compares the presentation and management of four vascular conditions.

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Know when urgent admission is needed and how to take a thorough history.

Differential diagnoses: Eye problems

Differential diagnoses: Eye problems
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Dr Nigel Stollery compares the presenting features of four eye conditions.

Clinical Review: Benign breast disease

Clinical Review: Benign breast disease

Benign breast diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of lesions including developmental...

Red flag symptoms: Haemoptysis

Red flag symptoms: Haemoptysis

Consider primary lung cancer in smokers over the age of 40, explains Dr Suneeta Kochhar.

Journals watch: Infantile haemangioma, antidepressant use and follow-up after medical abortion

Journals watch: Infantile haemangioma, antidepressant use and follow-up after medical abortion

Too busy to read the journals? Dr Alison Glenesk selects the latest papers of interest...

Journals watch

Journals watch

Too busy to read the journals? Dr Raj Thakkar selects the latest papers of interest...

Practice dilemma: An urgent request for a mental capacity assessment

Practice dilemma: An urgent request for a mental capacity assessment

A high-risk alcoholic patient continues to drink and smoke at home after starting...

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