Clinical reviews

Evidence-based medical reviews and clinical articles for general practitioners outlining, diagnosis, management and clinical follow-up.

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Clinical review of back pain: diagnosis and management

X-ray showing urine (white) leaking from bladder during stress test (Photo: SPL)

Urinary incontinence in women: clinical review

Acne vulgaris: clinical review

Atopic eczema: clinical review

Clinical review: Paediatric pertussis
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Clinical review: Paediatric pertussis

The management of pertussis (whooping cough) including making the diagnosis, suitable...

Bronchiectasis: clinical review

Bronchiectasis: clinical review

The causes of bronchiectasis, investigations to conduct, managing exacerbations and...

Type 1 diabetes: clinical review
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Type 1 diabetes: clinical review

An overview of the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes, how to make the diagnosis, preventing...

Clincal Review: Ectopic pregnancy

Clincal Review: Ectopic pregnancy

Incidence, diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy including conservative,...

Clinical review of  infective endocarditis: diagnosis and management

Clinical review of infective endocarditis: diagnosis and management

The diagnosis and management of infective endocarditis, including investigations...

Aortic valve disease: clinical review

Aortic valve disease: clinical review

Clinical features of aortic valve disease, secondary care options and the latest...

Lung cancer: clinical review

Lung cancer: clinical review

The diagnosis and management of lung cancer, including risk factors and indications...

Alzheimer's disease - clinical review

Alzheimer's disease - clinical review

Pitfalls in making a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, The National Dementia Strategy...

Alcohol misuse: clinical review

Alcohol misuse: clinical review

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

Schizophrenia: clinical review

Schizophrenia: clinical review

Incidence of psychosis and schizophrenia, recognition of signs and symptoms, the...

Measles: Clinical review

Measles: Clinical review

Signs and symptoms of measles, its treatment and prognosis, including information...

Nail changes - clinical review

Nail changes - clinical review

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

Clinical Review - Malaria
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Clinical Review - Malaria

Latest guidance on diagnosis and management of malaria, advice to give to travellers...

Clinical Review: Endometriosis

Clinical Review: Endometriosis

The symptoms of endometriosis, its impact on patients, and the medical and surgical...

Cellulitis: clinical review

Cellulitis: clinical review

Prompt diagnosis and tailored treatment are essential in cellulitis.

Chronic kidney disease - clinical review
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Chronic kidney disease - clinical review

An overview of the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease.

Pelvic inflammatory disease - clinical review

Pelvic inflammatory disease - clinical review

Diagnosis and management of PID.

Crohn's disease - Clinical review
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Crohn's disease - Clinical review

Diagnosing and managing this inflammatory bowel disease.

Post-traumatic stress disorder - Clinical review

Post-traumatic stress disorder - Clinical review

Diagnosis and management of patients with PTSD.

Clinical review: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes
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Clinical review: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes

Professor Rayaz Malik and colleagues outline new guidance on diagnosis and management.

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