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Clinical casebook: Neuropathies (1.5 CPD hours)



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Consultant in pain management Dr Michael Serpell offers his advice on four primary care case histories.

Learning objectives

This module will give primary care focused advice, including:

  • Managing post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Distinguishing between the ‘usual’ pain of shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Identifying common causes of neuropathy
  • Managing patients with diabetic neuropathy
  • Diagnosing autonomic neuropathy in diabetic patients
  • When to refer intractable painful neuropathy