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Red flag symptoms: Dysphagia

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Red flag symptoms: Mood changes

Fever in children - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

An overview of the red flags in cases of arrhythmias, suitable primary care investigations...

Loss of appetite - red flag symptoms
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Loss of appetite - red flag symptoms

Red flags in patients with loss of appetite, possible causes and further investigations...

Bone pain - red flag symptoms

Bone pain - red flag symptoms

How to identify red flags in patients presenting with bone pain, including conducting...

Red flag symptoms - Leg ulcers

Red flag symptoms - Leg ulcers

The causes of leg ulcers, examination, initial investigations and red flag symptoms...

Hip pain in adults - red flag symptoms

Hip pain in adults - red flag symptoms

Dr Pipin Singh explores presentations of hip pain in adults and red flag symptoms...

Consultation skills - Staying calm with angry patients
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Consultation skills - Staying calm with angry patients

Professionally placating an angry patient can have benefits for both GP and patient....

Widespread joint pain - red flag symptoms

Widespread joint pain - red flag symptoms

Dr Pipin Singh discusses presentations and red flag symptoms that may alert you to...

Consultation skills - Control the length of the consultation
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Consultation skills - Control the length of the consultation

Dr Mona Kular advises on the factors affecting consultation time that are within...

Unintentional weight gain - red flag symptoms

Unintentional weight gain - red flag symptoms

Recognising red flags in cases of unintentional weight gain, with advice on questions...

Red flag symptoms - Persistent cough

Red flag symptoms - Persistent cough

The possible red flag symptoms that may indicate a more serious cause for persistent...

Consultation skills - How to deal with manipulative patients
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Consultation skills - How to deal with manipulative patients

Dr Kamilla Porter offers some pointers for helping patients who challenge your consulting...

Consultation skills - Consulting with family members
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Consultation skills - Consulting with family members

Dr Peter Tate considers effective communication where family members attend surgery...

Which patient with dyspepsia should you refer?

Which patient with dyspepsia should you refer?

In this short audio clip, Dr Toni Hazell asks GPs to identify one of four patients...

Abnormal vaginal discharge - red flag symptoms
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Abnormal vaginal discharge - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms in patients with vaginal discharge, including possible causes and...

Consultation skills: Consulting with the bereaved patient

Consultation skills: Consulting with the bereaved patient

Dr Pipin Singh explains how to to identify risk factors associated with abnormal...

Dyspepsia - red flag symptoms

Dyspepsia - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms and possible causes of dyspepsia, including assessing the timing,...

Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

GPs frequently see patients with abnormal liver function tests, but which of them...

Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms
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Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms

Postcoital bleeding may have a serious cause. This article explores questions to...

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