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Journals watch: Sun protection, running footwear and Barrett's oesophagus

Clinical review of brain tumours: diagnosis and management

Differential diagnoses: Cysts

Journals watch: CAD, medication errors, preventing asthma deaths

A collaborative approach to Achilles tendon rupture

A collaborative approach to Achilles tendon rupture

Physiotherapist Greg Turpin and Dr Mareeni Raymond discuss a multidisciplinary approach...

Medical management of depression

Medical management of depression

Depression is a common presentation in general practice. In most cases, patients...

Red flag symptoms: Epistaxis

Red flag symptoms: Epistaxis

Epistaxis may affect any age group, but in the elderly patient, specific treatment...

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...

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Differentiate common manifestations of arrhythmias and serious conditions.

Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management

Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management
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Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory condition affecting the CNS.

Differential diagnoses: Pityriasis

Differential diagnoses: Pityriasis

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

Viewpoint: Obstructive defecation syndrome

Viewpoint: Obstructive defecation syndrome
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Mr Andrew Hextall discusses the assessment and management of patients with bowel...

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...

Differential diagnoses - Lower leg eczema

Differential diagnoses - Lower leg eczema

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

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...

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...

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 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...

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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