Heart failure: an active role for GPs and patients
Early diagnosis of heart failure and effective management in primary care prolongs lives, keeps people out of hospital, and improves quality of life.
Paediatric asthma: breathing new life into diagnosis and management
Could you be missing important differences between diagnosing and managing asthma in preschool and school-age children, and how treatment of children's asthma differs from that of adults?
Anxiety: effective recognition, assessment and management
Review your assessment of anxiety symptoms, diagnosis of anxiety disorders and selection of evidence-based treatment options.
PPIs in GORD: a stepped approach
Review your proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prescribing for patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and be guided on implementing an effective step-down approach for your patients.
Taking action for acute low back pain
Kyle, a 47-year-old man, presents with a history of low back pain for 8 days. He wants to know if he has damaged his back and is requesting imaging. What now?
Diagnostic imaging in acute ankle and knee injuries
In this case study you will meet two patients – Brian, a 48-year-old self-employed painter who has injured his knee when stepping down from a ladder, and Liz, a 28-year-old accountant who has injured her ankle at netball.
PPIs: reviewing treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
How would you advise a patient with well-controlled gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) who would like to continue their proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy?
Neuropathic pain: a roadmap for diagnosis and management
Improve patient outcomes by using a stepwise approach to diagnosing neuropathic pain, and discover emerging evidence for first-line medicines.