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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Blood film of a patient with sickle cell disease, with sickle cells, target cells and signs of hyposplenism (Photograph: Dr Patel)

Sickle cell anaemia

Eczema herpeticum: small, very even, punched-out blisters

Diagnosing blistering skin conditions

Measles rash is erythematous and maculopapular

Measles: Clinical review

Case study: Tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell

Mouth conditions: illustrated

Mouth conditions: illustrated

Presentations of conditions affecting the mouth including herpes zoster, angioedema...

Nail changes - clinical review

Nail changes - clinical review

Presentation, diagnosis and management of common nail changes and subungual melanoma.

Differential diagnoses: Hand rashes

Differential diagnoses: Hand rashes

Four presentations of hand rashes and clues for their diagnosis, including atopic...

Tuberculosis: NICE guidance

Tuberculosis: NICE guidance

Key recommendations in the latest NICE guidance on tuberculosis (TB).

Foot conditions: illustrated

Foot conditions: illustrated

Presentations of conditions affecting the feet including oedema, hammer toe and hallux...

Clinical Review - Malaria

Clinical Review - Malaria
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Latest guidance on diagnosis and management of malaria, advice to give to travellers...

Atopic eczema in children

Atopic eczema in children

Diagnosis and management options for atopic eczema in children.

Peripheral arterial disease: identification and management

Peripheral arterial disease: identification and management

Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease, including risk factors,...

Coronary heart disease in women

Coronary heart disease in women

Common presenting symptoms in women with CHD and conditions that raise cardiovascular...

Childhood food allergy and intolerance

Childhood food allergy and intolerance

Symptoms and signs of food allergy, when to consider excluding foods from a child's...

Clinical Review: Cystic fibrosis

Clinical Review: Cystic fibrosis
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Diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis, plus potential complications including...

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

Diagnosing tennis elbow and mangement options including pharmacological treatments,...

Chest pain - Red flag symptoms

Chest pain - Red flag symptoms
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Causes and management of chest pain in primary care and red flag symptoms that should...

Social phobia in children and young people

Social phobia in children and young people
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The diagnostic criteria for social phobia in children and young people, plus causes,...

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