MIMS Learning's top 25 modules in 2018: which topics were the hottest?

Discover the hottest topics in primary care learning, with a top 25 listing of the most popular membership modules on MIMS Learning in 2018.

The subscriber-only modules are part of MIMS Learning membership, giving access to 550 clinical and practice learning modules integrated with the Clarity Appraisals for Doctors toolkit.

Counting down from 25 to 11, the most popular modules were:

Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the latest national guidance: no 25 in the countdown of 2018’s most popular membership modules. Keep up to date with HbA1c measurement, treatment options and treating hypertension.

Cellulitis clinical review: no 24. What are the differential diagnoses? When should you refer patients to secondary care? Find out more with Dr Ava Lee and Dr Nick Levell from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Transient ischaemic attack clinical review: no 23. Understand more about the current management of TIA and how to assess patients for referral with Professor Anthony Rudd’s clinical review, updated in 2018.

Management of sore throat guidance analysis: no 22. What is the role of a single dose of steroids in management of sore throat? Dr Toni Hazell presents the latest guidance on managing pharyngitis in primary care.

Menopause management talk by Dr Anne Connolly: no 21. Dr Connolly presents a case-based update on menopause management in this audio and slide learning module. Learning points include the risks and benefits of HRT.

A case of relapsing polychondritis: no 20. Dr Louise Newson describes a presentation of painful ears accompanied by red eyes and intermittent joint pain.

Groin swelling red flags: no 19. What are the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients presenting with groin swelling? Dr Pipin Singh presents a reminder.

Influenza clinical review: no 18. With Dr Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion, refresh your understanding of at-risk groups, the role of antiviral medication, and when admission to hospital may be required.

Bacterial infections illustrated: no 17. Read Dr Phil Marazzi’s quick pictorial guide covering an infected sebaceous cyst, tonsillitis, a dental abscess and mastitis.

End of life care - CQC briefing: no 16. Dr Devin Gray discusses how CQC inspectors assess a practice’s approach to end of life care.

Aortic valve disease clinical review: no 15. Learn more about the aetiology of aortic stenosis and regurgitation, secondary care options, and the latest therapy guidelines with Dr Wern Yew Ding and Dr Robert Cooper’s overview.

Four presentations of skin conditions: no 14. Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases.

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: no 13. This article by Dr Louise Newson provides a refresher on advice to give, prescribing and when to refer to secondary care.

Epilepsies in infants and children: no 12. Dr Sophia Varadkar and Dr Pinki Munot provide an overview of the clinical features of epilepsies at different ages, and differential diagnoses of paroxysmal events.

Latest NICE guidelines on depression in adults: no 11. What are the criteria for diagnosing depression and when should antidepressants be used? Find out with Dr Toni Hazell.

The top 10 learning modules will be published in the week commencing 16 December 2018.

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