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Blurred vision - red flag symptoms

Blurred vision - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 7, 2015

Updated

January 7, 2015

Programme Description

In this article Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the red flags in patients with blurred vision. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include possible causes, questions to ask, suitable investigations and when to refer.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the common red flag symptoms to look out for in a patient with blurred vision
  • Identify, diagnose and manage the underlying conditions causing these red flags
  • Understand when to make an urgent referral
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    GP
    Northumberland
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    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 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours 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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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