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Key questions on gallstones (1.5 CPD hours)



Surgical registrar Mr Frank McDermott and surgeon Professor Andrew Kingsnorth answer questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on how to treat and when to refer.

Learning objectives


This module will give a primary care focused overview of managing gallstones, covering:

  • Referring for cholecystectomy
  • Using statins in patients with gallstones
  • Reassuring patients who are concerned about a cholecystectomy
  • Managing gallstones in pregnancy
  • Treating acute biliary colic

This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 16 November 2011.

Author


Surgical registrar Mr Frank McDermott and surgeon Professor Andrew Kingsnorth answer questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on how to treat and when to refer.

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