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Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis and management

Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis and management

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1.00 hour

Published

July 21, 2016

Updated

July 22, 2016
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Programme Description

Cyclical vomiting syndrome is characterised by episodes of sudden onset nausea and vomiting in an otherwise healthy child. Dr Louise Newson discusses diagnostic criteria and management.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the diagnostic criteria for cyclical vomiting syndrome
  • Be aware of how the condition may present
  • Advise on trigger avoidance and lifestyle changes
  • Prescribe medication to prevent or abort attacks
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Louise R Newson
    GP
    West Midlands
    United Kingdom

    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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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