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Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1.00 hour

Published

July 3, 2017

Updated

July 3, 2017
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Programme Description

Dr Anisur Rahman and Dr Salma Ahmed discuss the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). Key learning points for healthcare professionals include understanding blood tests for antiphospholipid antibodies and managing pregnancy in patients with APS.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recognise possible cases of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
  • Understand the results of blood tests for antiphospholipid antibodies
  • Manage APS in patients with previous thrombosis
  • Manage pregnancy in patients with APS
  • Author

    Activity and test authors
    Dr Anisur Rahman
    Professor of rheumatology
    University College London
    UK

    Dr Salma Ahmed
    GP
    Jubilee Street Practice, Tower Hamlets
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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