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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Diabetes in young people: NICE guidance

Pancreatic glucagonoma - case study

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in adults

Fracture risk, asthma management and effect of statins: Journals update January 2016

Lipid modification: NICE guideline

Lipid modification: NICE guideline

NICE recommendations on cardiovascular risk assessment and statin use.

Assessment of older people

Assessment of older people
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The pitfalls of assessing older patients and case studies of good multidisciplinary...

Cellulitis: clinical review

Cellulitis: clinical review

Prompt diagnosis and tailored treatment are essential in cellulitis.

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Significant pathologies need to be considered in some cases.

Facial Raynaud's disease: case study

Facial Raynaud's disease: case study

An unusual presentation of Raynaud's disease.

Chronic kidney disease - clinical review

Chronic kidney disease - clinical review
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An overview of the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease.

Red flag symptoms: Amenorrhoea

Red flag symptoms: Amenorrhoea
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Know how to reveal an serious cause of amenorrhoea and when to refer. By Dr Harry...

Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma

Clinical features, investigations, management and the GP's role in this rare haematological...

Substance misuse: Cocaine use and its effects

Substance misuse: Cocaine use and its effects

An overview of cocaine misuse and its treatment.

Feeding problems in infants

Feeding problems in infants

How to manage common feeding problems.

Upper extremity DVT - case study

Upper extremity DVT - case study

A case of upper limb thrombosis.

Total hip replacement

Total hip replacement

The surgery involved in total hip replacement and the associated risks.

Foot problems in diabetes

Foot problems in diabetes

NICE recommendations for prevention and management.

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

A carer's account is valuable when assessing the acutely confused.

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