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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Shoulder problems: illustrated

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Sepsis case study

Red flag symptoms: Cervical lymphadenopathy

Varicose eczema
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Lower leg eczema: differential diagnosis

Dyspepsia - red flag symptoms

Dyspepsia - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms and possible causes of dyspepsia, including assessing the timing,...

Advising patients on a healthy diet

Advising patients on a healthy diet

In light of a National Obesity Forum (NOF) report on reversing obesity, Professor...

Aspirin after TIA, probiotics, and yoga for asthma: journals update July 2016

Aspirin after TIA, probiotics, and yoga for asthma: journals update July 2016

A round-up of recent research of interest to GPs.

Managing epistaxis in children

Managing epistaxis in children

The causes, assessment and management of nasal bleeding in children.

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

A 45-year-old man with apparent type 2 diabetes was unintentionally losing weight.

Medication reviews in nursing homes

Medication reviews in nursing homes

Advice on conducting medication reviews in nursing homes with the aim of improving...

Management of acute cough in children

Management of acute cough in children

A practical guide to the common causes of childhood cough and management of symptoms,...

Nose problems: illustrated

Nose problems: illustrated

Problems affecting the nose including epistaxis, polyps, carcinoma and septal perforation.

Tingling - red flag symptoms

Tingling - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms in patients with tingling, how a good history can help identify...

Alcohol misuse: clinical review

Alcohol misuse: clinical review

The morbidity caused by excessive alcohol consumption, effective screening tools,...

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

The latest clinical research of interest to GPs.

Allergic rhinitis: diagnosis and management

Allergic rhinitis: diagnosis and management

The impact of allergic rhinitis, how to take a careful symptom history, investigations...

Pregnancy - red flag symptoms

Pregnancy - red flag symptoms

Red flags to look out for in pregnancy, including back pain, bleeding, headaches,...

Using dermoscopy to diagnose skin lesions

Using dermoscopy to diagnose skin lesions
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NICE guidance recommends that GPs seeing skin lesions regularly should be trained...

Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical review

Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical review

The epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,...

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