Clinical articles and reviews

Evidence-based medical reviews and clinical articles for general practitioners outlining, diagnosis, management and clinical follow-up.

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Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

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Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

Nicotine addiction: clinical review
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Nicotine addiction: clinical review

Jennifer Percival outlines the key elements of smoking cessation and how these can...

Trauma: Illustrated

Trauma: Illustrated

Pictures of trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted...

Red flag symptoms - Haematuria

Red flag symptoms - Haematuria

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explores the red flag symptoms that may indicate a serious cause...

Differential diagnoses: Scrotal lesions

Differential diagnoses: Scrotal lesions

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of scrotal lesions including inguinal...

Menopause and migraine

Menopause and migraine

Dr Louise Newson describes a case of migraine linked with menopause. The case highlights...

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Dr Nigel Stollery offers advice on differentiating between allergic and infective...

Clinical review: Atrial fibrillation

Clinical review: Atrial fibrillation

Diagnosing atrial fibrillation, managing rate control, rhythm control and reduction...

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes

Advice on taking a careful history, physical examination and possible causes in neonates,...

Asthma in children

Asthma in children

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline common symptoms of...

Comorbidities in older people
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Comorbidities in older people

Advice on primary prevention and prescribing in older patients with comorbidities,...

Clinical review - The management of HIV

Clinical review - The management of HIV

The role of rapid HIV tests, referring-newly diagnosed patients, useful baseline...

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may...

Clinical review: Insomnia

Clinical review: Insomnia

The criteria for diagnosis of insomnia and how to help patients to manage the factors...

Prescribing in older people
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Prescribing in older people

Appropriate prescribing in older people, including when to discontinue medications,...

Clinical review: Prostate cancer

Clinical review: Prostate cancer

An overview of the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer, including classification...

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