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The 10 most-read clinical features from in the past 12 months

Our clinical review on shingles is the most-read clinical feature (Photograph: SPL) gathers the list of the 10 most-read clinical articles on the website amongst all healthcare professionals between January 2010 and December 2010.

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1. The Basics - Shingles
The shingles rash may resemble contact dermatitis or impetigo, explains Dr Judy Duckworth.

Top Tips in Psoriasis
Mild psoriasis is fairly easy to treat in most patients and usually needs a combination of emollients and topical vitamin D analogues and/or topical steroid.


Streptococcal infections
Streptococcal infections commonly presented in GP surgery.


Children's faces
Common facial conditions presented in GP surgery


Paediatric medicine - Tonsillitis in children
There is confusion surrounding the term 'tonsillitis', say Mr Noweed Ahmad and Mr Maurice Hawthorne.


Healthy lifestyle measures for patients at risk of coronary heart disease
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), comprising coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke remains the main cause of death in the UK.

7.  Clinical Review - Bronchiectasis
Contributed by Dr Ailsa Sita-Lumsden, ST2 in respiratory medicine and Dr Robert Wilson, director of respiratory medicine and associate medical director, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
8.  Clinical Review: Abdominal wall hernias
Contributed by Mr Joe Dawson, specialist registrar in general surgery, North East Thames.

Clinical Review - Abdominal pain in pregnancy
Abdominal pain is one of the most common symptoms in pregnancy.


Clinical Review: Raised ferritin
Over the last decade the mechanisms responsible for the regulation of iron metabolism have become increasingly clear.

Source: – 01 January 2010 to 01 December 2010 

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