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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Case study: Relapsing polychondritis

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Red flag symptoms: Heavy menstrual bleeding

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chest pain

Lymphadenopathy in the groin may be a sign of malignancy
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Red flag symptoms - Groin swelling

GP dilemma: Safeguarding a vulnerable elderly patient
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GP dilemma: Safeguarding a vulnerable elderly patient

The dilemma: I am worried that the son of an elderly patient may be preventing his...

Four presentations of skin conditions

Four presentations of skin conditions

The presentation, diagnosis and management of cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium...

Pregnancy - red flag symptoms

Pregnancy - red flag symptoms

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

Guidance update: NICE guidelines on depression in adults

Guidance update: NICE guidelines on depression in adults

Dr Toni Hazell explains NICE guidance on depression in adults.

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in adults

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in adults

Dr Suchita Shah highlights the red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults...

Movement disorders clinical Q&A

Movement disorders clinical Q&A

Dr Nick Lance describes his role and answers questions on diagnosis and management...

Red flag symptoms: Respiratory tract infections
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Red flag symptoms: Respiratory tract infections

Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of red flag symptoms associated with respiratory...

End-of-life care: CQC briefing

End-of-life care: CQC briefing

Dr Devin Gray discusses how CQC inspectors assess a practice's approach to end-of-life...

NICE asthma guidance sets out plan to overhaul treatment and diagnosis

NICE asthma guidance sets out plan to overhaul treatment and diagnosis

Long-awaited NICE guidance on asthma has set out plans for a significant overhaul...

Red flag symptoms: Back pain
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Red flag symptoms: Back pain

This red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology...

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Symptoms that may indicate significant pathology in patients presenting with sore...

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains how to spot serious causes of dizziness.

Acute skin problems in children

Acute skin problems in children

Dr Catriona Maybury and Dr Alya Abdul-Wahab review the diagnosis and management of...

Vaginal discharge consultations
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Vaginal discharge consultations

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Grace Edozien outline the common causes of abnormal vaginal...

New treatments for psoriasis

New treatments for psoriasis

Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for...

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