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Cellulitis: clinical review

Cellulitis: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


March 21, 2018


March 21, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Ava Lee and Dr Nick Levell review the causes, diagnosis and management of cellulitis, along with associated complications and recommended strategies for prevention. Key learning points for clinicians include appropriate use of antibiotics.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the common organisms involved in cellulitis
  • Identify signs of systemic response
  • Describe the differential diagnoses of cellulitis
  • Decide which investigations are suitable and when to refer to secondary care
  • Manage cellulitis, tailoring antibiotic treatment according to local guidelines
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Ava Lee
    Specialty doctor
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

    Dr Nick Levell
    Consultant dermatologist
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

    Test author
    MIMS Dermatology Editor


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • 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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