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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Clinical review: Prostate cancer

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Early diagnosis of Lyme disease

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Differential diagnoses: Abdominal swellings

Clinical review: Eating disorders

Laparoscopy: illustrated

Laparoscopy: illustrated

Injuries and conditions requiring keyhole surgery, including shoulder surgery, nasal...

Clinical review: Hypothyroidism
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Clinical review: Hypothyroidism

An overview of the diagnosis and management of hypothyroidism, including causes,...

Differential diagnoses: Presentation and management of lip swellings

Differential diagnoses: Presentation and management of lip swellings

Diagnosis of lip swellings including granulomatous cheilitis, venous lake, milk blisters...

Coeliac disease - clinical review

Coeliac disease - clinical review

Diagnosis and management of coeliac disease, including typical and atypical presentations,...

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

The case of an asthma death associated with heroin use.

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical features of Turner syndrome, comorbidities, management and early referral

Four presentations of skin conditions

Four presentations of skin conditions

The presentation, diagnosis and management of cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium...

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

The diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes, including criteria for diagnosing...

Common bile duct stones - clinical review
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Common bile duct stones - clinical review

The diagnosis and management of common bile duct stones, estimated to be present...

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case study

Clinical diagnosis and treatment options for pitted keratolysis.

Treating refugees: Practical advice for GPs

Treating refugees: Practical advice for GPs

Refugee patients present unique challenges for GPs. Lucy Hanington from Medical Protection...

Management of cutaneous viral warts

Management of cutaneous viral warts

Clinical presentations and the latest advice on therapeutics for cutaneous viral...

Upper extremity DVT - case study

Upper extremity DVT - case study

A case of upper limb thrombosis, outlining presenting symptoms, risk factors including...

Psoriasis: What can GPs do to deliver optimal care?

Psoriasis: What can GPs do to deliver optimal care?

A new report has highlighted a severe lack of dermatology training and support within...

Palliative care: How GPs can handle conversations about end-of-life care

Palliative care: How GPs can handle conversations about end-of-life care

Talking to patients about end-of-life care is not easy even for experienced health...

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