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1. Top ten prescribing errors, and how to avoid them

GP and prescribing lead Dr Tessa Lewis gives tips to help ensure you don’t fall into these common prescribing ‘traps’.

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brain haemorrhage ct scan spl 180×135

 

2. GP beware – cardiology

Consultant cardiologist Dr Jerome Ment discusses three cases of mimic symptoms that can cloud a diagnosis

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chest xray – SPL – SUO

 

3. Referral of the month – hypothyroidism 

Consultant endocrinologist Dr Onyebuchi Okosieme with his advice on this thyroid referral.

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Thyroiditis

 

4. GP beware – paediatrics

Paediatricians Dr Claire Lemer and Dr Peter Lillitos discuss three paediatric cases with a misleading initial presentation.

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leukaemia micrograph 3000x2000px

 

5. The information – menopausal flushes

Using PUNs and DENs, Dr Heather Currie guides you through the clinical dilemmas of menopausal flushes.

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hrt skin patch 2400x1600px

 

 


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